Trade & Manufacturing Alert - June 2012


In This Issue:

- 01 United States Continues To Make Progress At The U.S. - China Strategic And Economic Dialogue

- 02 New U.S. Model Treaty Text To Promote Bilateral Investments With Emerging Economies

- 03 California Congressman Floats Draft Legislation That Would Make Fundamental Changes To Intellectual Property Litigation At The U.S. International Trade Commission

- 04 White House Issues Executive Order On International Regulatory Cooperation

- 05 News Of Note

- 05 Contacts

Excerpt from News Of Note

U.S. Manufacturing Growth in April By T. Augustine Lo

A report by the Institute of Supply Management (“ISM”) signaled continuing expansion of activity in the manufacturing sector since the beginning of this year. ISM’s purchasing managers’ index for April was 54.8, which was at the highest level since June of last year. An index above 50 indicates growth. The ISM report for April also reported strong growth in new export orders. The manufacturing sector has contributed significantly to economic recovery for the past three years, including job creation.

Please see full alert below for more information.

LOADING PDF: If there are any problems, click here to download the file.

Written by:

Published In:

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

© King & Spalding | Attorney Advertising

Don't miss a thing! Build a custom news brief:

Read fresh new writing on compliance, cybersecurity, Dodd-Frank, whistleblowers, social media, hiring & firing, patent reform, the NLRB, Obamacare, the SEC…

…or whatever matters the most to you. Follow authors, firms, and topics on JD Supra.

Create your news brief now - it's free and easy »

All the intelligence you need, in one easy email:

Great! Your first step to building an email digest of JD Supra authors and topics. Log in with LinkedIn so we can start sending your digest...

Sign up for your custom alerts now, using LinkedIn ›

* With LinkedIn, you don't need to create a separate login to manage your free JD Supra account, and we can make suggestions based on your needs and interests. We will not post anything on LinkedIn in your name.