United States Trade Policy

02 Apr 2014
NEWPORT, R.I. — Companies must “keep the pressure on” for congressional passage of pro-trade legislation, said Jonathan Gold, vice president, supply chain and customs policy, at the National Retail Federation.
19 Jul 2013
The U.S. House Committee on Ways & Means has introduced legislation to renew the Generalized System of Preferences through September 2015...
28 Jun 2013
The Tampa Port Authority has applauded the Foreign Trade Zones Board for its decision to approve Foreign Trade Zone No. 79 to administratively restructure and expand their service area to include the Hillsborough and Polk counties.
26 Jun 2013
Penny Pritzker was sworn in today as the U.S.’s 38th Commerce Secretary.
20 Jun 2013
The U.S. Senate has approved Michael Froman to be the next U.S. trade representative, Reuters reports.
12 Jun 2013
The U.S. Senate Finance Committee, led by Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., has approved Mike Froman’s nomination to be U.S. trade representative by unanimous voice vote.
02 Jun 2013
The United States has begun an investigation under Section 301 of the Trade Act of 1974 into Ukraine’s intellectual property rights regime.
23 May 2013
The House of Representatives has approved a bill to allow construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport about 830,000 barrels of oil per day from North American oil supplies to U.S. refineries.
Rick and Susan Held of Held & Associates receiving the “E” Award for Export Service from Secretary Blank.
22 May 2013
Rebecca Blank, U.S. acting secretary of commerce, has honored 57 U.S. companies and organizations that export goods or services at the 2013 President’s “E” Awards ceremony...
16 May 2013
Members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee have passed the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act in a 36-10 vote.
02 May 2013
President Barack Obama today said he will nominate Michael Froman to serve as U.S. Trade Representative.
26 Apr 2013
The Footwear Distributors and Retailers of America has applauded the reintroduction of the Affordable Footwear Act in the U.S. House of Representatives.