Trade Promotion Authority Should be Reauthorized

March 18, 2021

Problem: The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a time-limited authority used by Congress to establish trade negotiating objectives, notification and consultation requirements. It also establishes procedures to consider implementing legislation for some reciprocal trade agreements, provided they meet certain requirements. The TPA was first enacted in 1974 and for the...

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Policymakers Should Support Free Trade Agreements

February 22, 2021

Problem: America’s standing as a world leader depends directly upon our competitive success in the global economy. For the past half century, the U.S. has led the world in breaking down barriers to trade and in creating a fairer and freer international trading system based on market economics and the...

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