China reports large trade deficit
China posted its largest trade deficit in at least a decade in February, after imports of commodities jumped as companies built up supplies.
BBC News – 3/11/2012
BTS: Surface trade with Canada, Mexico rose 15.7 percent
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American neighbors, Canada and Mexico, was 15.7 percent higher in May 2011 than in May 2010, totaling $77.3 billion, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) of the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Equipment World – 8/2/2011
Obama Administration Sending Mixed Signals On Free Trade Agreements
The Obama administration is sending mixed signals on whether it is ready to move forward with the three pending free trade agreements.
AgriMarketing – 7/25/2011
Manufacturers: Trade Agreements Will Create Jobs
National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) Vice President for International Economic Affairs Frank Vargo released this statement today regarding the Obama Administration's letter to Congress on the Colombia free trade agreement (FTA):
National Association of Manufacturers – 5/4/2011
Trade opportunities growing in Iraq
U.S. strategy in Iraq is making a transition from reconstruction and agricultural redevelopment to a greater focus on trade. That's according to Dan Berman with USDA's Foreign Agriculture Service, who returned last month from a trade mission to Iraq, which he describes as a catalyst for that transition.
Brownfield – 7/2/2010