Recently, the bipartisan, bicameral Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015 to renew TPA was passed through House and Senate Committees and is now poised for floor action in the coming weeks. that establishes concrete rules for international trade negotiations to help the U.S. deliver strong, high-standard trade agreements that will boost American exports and create new economic opportunities and better jobs for American workers, manufacturers, farmers, ranchers and entrepreneurs.
Tag Archive: Trade Promotion Authority
Policymakers have been increasingly engaged on the exporting front in the past month with a focus on reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank, renewing trade promotion authority and various other trade deals
Yesterday, NSBA participated in a White House Business Council Trade Fly-In where business leaders from across the country met with a host of administration officials and discussed small-business exporting.
Last week, the Obama administration released to Congress its 2014 Trade Policy Agenda and 2013 Annual Report which describes steps the administration intends to take to continue pushing for enhanced U.S. exports.
On Tuesday, the Small Business Subcommittee on Agriculture, Energy and Trade, led by presiding Chairman Richard Hanna (R-N.Y.) held a hearing on small business trade and how international agreements impact small firms.
On Jan. 9, bipartisan leaders from both the House and Senate jointly introduced Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation that will put in place the necessary mechanisms and special procedures for the negotiation, consideration, and implementation of future trade agreements.