Thursday, February 20, 2014

Chamber Speaks Up for TPA Now

The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities Act of 2014 was released in January — a bill to restore Trade Promotion Authority for a period of seven years. We are hoping to see congressional action soon and now is the time for your voice to be heard.

UPDATE: 2-25-2104

In 2013, every $1 billion of U.S. exports supported nearly 5,600 jobs. Goods exports supported 7.1 million jobs in 2013, up 1.1 million positions from 2009. Services exports supported 4.2 million jobs in 2013, which is a record for the noted 20 year period.

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