Members of the U.S. House Agriculture Committee have passed the Federal Agriculture Reform and Risk Management Act in a 36-10 vote.
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09 May 2013
The Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has scaled back its export target for fiscal year 2013-14 from an original estimate of $500 billion to $325 billion.
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.
19 Apr 2013
Peter Friedmann, Washington counsel for the Coalition of New England Companies for Trade, offers his takeaways from CONECT's annual trade and transportation conference in Newport, R.I.
08 Apr 2013
The United Nations’ tourism and crime agencies have plans to launch a joint public awareness campaign this spring with the aim to reduce demand for illegal goods and services that fund transnational organized crime.
04 Apr 2013
Demetrios Marantis, acting U.S. trade representative, has sent three reports to President Obama and Congress detailing noteworthy accomplishments that the current administration has achieved in reducing or removing foreign government barriers to U.S. exports.
01 Apr 2013
Ron Kirk, who served as the U.S. Trade Representative in the Obama administration until February 2013, has joined Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher as senior of counsel.
22 Mar 2013
The European Parliament’s international trade committee has urged the European Union to reinstate Myanmar’s duty and quota free access to the EU market, in support of the European Commission’s proposal to back Myanmar in its reforms.
20 Mar 2013
U.S. Reps. Janice Hahn, D-Calif., and Ted Poe, R-Texas, co-founders of the bipartisan PORTS Caucus, were presented with the American Association of Port Authorities “Port Person of the Year” award at the association’s annual spring conference in Washington.