Full Text of TPP Released

November 9, 2015

The Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement and it under a 90 day review in Congress. AAEI’s substantive committees also are busy examining the trade deal’s details. The TPP’s provisions would allow importers and exporters to do business with lower costs and have …

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Use Smartphone to Show TPA Support

May 8, 2015

A new smartphone app developed by the Trade Benefits America coalition is now available for voters to contact their Congressional representatives in support of┬áthe Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 (S. 995 – the Trade Promotion Authority or “Fast Track” bill).┬áSenate Majority Leader McConnell has set a vote on the bill for …

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Executive Order Mandates Completion of ITDS

July 10, 2014

President Obama signed an Executive Order mandating the completion of the International Trade Data System by the end of 2016. ITDS is a digital portal would allow businesses to submit forms and data through a “single window.” Importers and exporters expect to see major improvements in the way they move goods through global trade resulting …

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2018 AAEI Annual Conference Delivers

June 19, 2018

The 97th Annual AAEI Conference and Expo delivered on its commitment to the international trade community with an event in Baltimore, Maryland in June 2018 that brought into sharp focus the colliding waves of anti-globalist trade policy and the exploding frontiers of trade technologies. Panel after panel discussed the practical impact of working under these …

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WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement

June 10, 2014

AAEI is closely monitoring the implementation of the World Trade Organization (WTO) Trade Facilitation Agreement. The agreement, which was reached at the Ninth Ministerial Conference in Bali, Indonesia last December, could add $1 trillion to the global economy. The deal cuts red tape at customs agencies around the world and makes it easier for businesses …

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