Update on implementation of Free Trade Agreements with Korea, Colombia and Panama
Monday, Jan. 9 Share
The Office of the United States Trade Representative will hold working-level meetings with Korea on Jan. 9–10 in Seoul to continue discussions related to implementation of the U.S.-Korea trade agreement. The delegations will discuss each other's respective laws and regulations related to implementation of the trade agreement. USTR is continuing to receive and translate materials from Colombia and Panama regarding steps necessary to bring those agreements into force. More
2nd Annual Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing
Thursday, Jan. 5 Share
Save the date for March 27 — the 2nd Annual Conference on the Renaissance of American Manufacturing: Jobs, Trade and the Presidential Election. It takes place Tuesday, March 27 at The National Press Club; 529 14th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. The conference will run from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m., with a cocktail reception from 5-7 p.m. Lunch and cocktails will be provided.
The conference is presented by the Committee to Support U.S. Trade Laws; The Economic Strategy Institute; The U.S. Economy/Smart Globalization Initiative at the New America Foundation; The Alliance for American Manufacturing; The United States Business and Industry Council; The Kearney Alliance; King & Spalding; Kelley Drye & Warren, LLP; Wiley Rein LLP; The Law Offices of Stewart and Stewart.
Panel topics include:
• Why We Need Manufacturing in the U.S. — Can We Succeed Without It?
• National Security, China and the Decline in U.S. Manufacturing
• Manufacturing and the U.S. Jobs Base — What’s Gone Wrong?
• What Do We Need to Do On Trade?
• The Presidential Election — What are the Candidates Saying About Manufacturing and What Should They be Saying?
For more information or to preregister, please contact Lauren Donoghue at (202) 626-8999 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that space is limited.
Follow the Conference on Twitter@AmerManufacture. More