Trade & Manufacturing Alert - March 2014

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In This Issue:

- President Obama Highlights Manufacturing And Trade Issues In The State Of The Union Address

- United States And EU Join 11 Other Countries In Launching Negotiations To Liberalize Trade In Green Goods

- Ex-Im Bank President Sees Opportunities For Small Businesses

- News Of Note:

..Court Of Appeals Affirms Decision Imposing Duties On Chinese Magnesium Exporter That Lied To The Commerce Department

..U.S. Pipe Industry Disappointed By Commerce's Preliminary Dumping Findings

..Congress Addresses Fraudulent Behavior In Antidumping Administrative Reviews

..State Department Releases Final Environmental Assessment Of Keystone Pipeline

..The New Farm Bill's Implications for WTO Disputes on Cotton and Meat Labeling

..Government Accountability Office Releases Report On China's Implementation Of Trade And Investment

- Excerpt from Ex-Im Bank President Sees Opportunities For Small Businesses:

The Senate Committee On Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs recently conducted a hearing regarding the reauthorization of the Export-ImportBank of the United States (Ex-Im Bank). Fred Hochberg, Chairman and President of the Ex-Im Bank, testified that engaging U.S. small businesses in the world market is the Ex-Im Bank's biggest opportunity and biggest challenge. Mr. Hochberg noted that outreach is important because many small businesses are not aware of the services that the Ex-Im Bank offers...

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Topics:  Banks, China, EU, Manufacturers, State of the Union, Trade Policy, U.S. Commerce Department

Published In: Agriculture Updates, Environmental Updates, International Trade Updates, Products Liability Updates

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.

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