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.
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.