The 2011 Trade Numbers: How Are We Doing? by John Murphy
his State of the Union address two years ago, President Obama set the
goal of doubling U.S. exports within five years. With the U.S.
Department of Commerce releasing trade statistics for 2011 today, it's a good moment to ask: How are we doing?
Toward a Transatlantic Trade Agreement: Gaining Momentum, by John Murphy
U.S. Chamber's efforts to build support for an ambitious Transatlantic
Economic and Trade Pact are gaining traction. Heads of government in
Germany, France, Britain, and the Netherlands have publicly voiced
support in the past month for a transatlantic trade accord. So have
BUSINESSEUROPE, the confederation of 41 leading national business
organizations in 35 European countries, and the Transatlantic Business
Dialogue. It's great to have the wind at our backs.