WASHINGTON — Tearing down seemingly impenetrable foreign trade barriers is no easy task, but that’s just what William Lash 3rd has been charged to do.
As Assistant Secretary of Commerce for market access and compliance at the U.S. Department of Commerce, Lash is tough-talking his way from India to Ghana, calling for countries to eliminate trade barriers such as repetitive and costly labeling requirements and estimated pricing, and urging countries to comply with international laws.
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