American Trade & Manufacturing Blog

Tag Archives: Trade Promotion Authority

Senate Finance, House Ways and Means Committee Leaders Introduce Long-Awaited Trade Promotion Authority Legislation

Posted in Trade Negotiations, Trade Policy
After months of negotiation, Senate Finance Committee and House Ways and Means Committee leaders introduced a bill to grant President Obama Trade Promotion Authority.  The introduction of the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 earned statements of support from President Obama, United States Trade Representative Michael Froman, and Secretary of Commerce Penny… Continue Reading

Legal Changes in Brunei – Will They Affect TPA?

Posted in Trade Negotiations
The United States is currently involved in negotiations to create a new free trade agreement, the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP).  Through the TPP, the United States seeks to enhance trade among member countries, reducing tariffs and facilitating transactions.  In order to conclude a final agreement, President Obama has requested – but not yet obtained from Congress… Continue Reading