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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

January 2007

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In this issue:

India Mission a “Success on Every Level”
A business development mission to India, led by Under Secretary of Commerce Franklin L. Lavin, gave more than 250 U.S. businesspeople the opportunity to learn about India’s business potential.


Improving Supply Chains by Enhancing U.S.–China Relationships
Seeking advice on how to improve the delivery of goods, a delegation from China met with Department of Commerce officials in November.


Creating Opportunities in Russia’s Financial Services Sector
By working with financial professionals in the United States and Russia, the Department of Commerce has helped develop a program to better manage Russia’s growing financial assets and pension management sector.


Scorecard Shows Improved Business Environment for U.S. Manufacturers
Significant progress has been made in implementing the recommendations made by the Commerce Department’s 2004 report, Manufacturing in America.


Short Takes: News from the International Trade Administration

  • Trade and Environmental Technology Issues Are Focus of Secretarial Visits to South Korea and China
  • Small Business Program Helps Protect U.S. Intellectual Property
  • International Visitation up 8 Percent
  • Vietnam Enters WTO; Commerce Department to Monitor Textile Trade

International Trade Calendar
Highlights of upcoming trade events.


Featured Trade Show


International Trade Update is published monthly by the Office of Public Affairs of the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration. A subscription service is available to receive notification by e-mail when new issues are published.

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