U.S.-China Trade Truce

December 4, 2018

Last week, President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping agreed to a temporary trade ceasefire to allow time for further negotiations, halting temporarily significant tariffs on imported goods.

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U.S. Signs New Trade Deal with Mexico and Canada

December 4, 2018

Late last week, President Trump, Canadian Prime Minister Trudeau and Mexican President Peña Nieto signed the new U.S. Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA) in Buenos Aires, resolving a trade dispute between the U.S. and its closest neighbors.

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Biz Opportunities in Saudi Arabia

September 5, 2018

NSBA President Todd McCracken will be a featured speaker at the U.S.-Saudi SME Forum on Oct. 1-2 discussing new opportunities for small businesses in Saudi Arabia.

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New US-Mexico Trade Agreement

September 5, 2018

Recently, President Trump announced a preliminary agreement between the U.S. and Mexico in the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement.

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Senate to Talk to Ex-Im Nominee

July 18, 2018

Lawmakers will hear from Trump's nominee to head Ex-Im Bank this week, an agency that has been hobbled in the last two years by partisan political motives.

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Trump Nominates Ex-Im President

June 27, 2018

On June 20, President Trump tapped Kimberly Reed, a former Treasury official to lead the U.S. Export-Import Bank, the next step forward in the years-long fight to revive the bank.

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USTR Official Tapped for Ex-Im Post

April 25, 2018

According to the White House, Deputy U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) Jeffrey Gerrish will be named Acting President of the Export-Import Bank of the U.S. (Ex-Im) while maintaining his position at the USTR office.

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Tariffs Problematic for Small Biz

March 7, 2018

Last week, President Trump announced plans to impose new tariffs on imported steel and aluminum, setting of widespread concern among business leaders and lawmakers alike.

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