Trade & Manufacturing Alert - August 2013


In This Issue:

- American Manufacturers See Increase In Orders

- Ways And Means Conducts Hearing On Trade With Brazil

- GAO Publishes Study On Counterfeit And Pirated Goods

- News Of Note:

..China Issues Guidelines On Financial Support

..TTIP Negotiations Begin

..Annual Review Results Of GSP Program Announced As Deadline Looms To Extend The Program

..Commerce Initiates New AD/CVD Investigations

- Excerpt from American Manufacturers See Increase In Orders:

A report published by the U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce")in July stated that orders to U.S. factories rose in May. According to the report, the increase in orders was caused, in part, by increased business investment over the last three months. Contributing to May's increase in factory orders were orders for aircraft, machinery, computers, and household appliances.

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