Trade will get a bit more attention in Washington now that the Obama administration has succeeded in its long battle for health care reform.
President Obama strode boldly into the trade arena during his State of the Union address in January, proclaiming the goal of doubling U.S. exports within five years. Such efforts do little to help sourcing executives trying to cut their costs on goods made in Asia and South America, but the shout-out to trade has been seen by the industry and policy wonks as a sign the issue might slowly come off the Beltway’s back burner.
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