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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

July - August 2006

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In this issue:

NAFTA Partners Lead Strong U.S. Export Growth
Free trade means more trade for the United States. That is a key conclusion drawn from an analysis by the International Trade Administration.


Tourism Marketing Campaign Promotes U.S. Destinations to Japanese Travelers
In support of the $100 billion international travel and tourism industry, the U.S. Department of Commerce, in concert with many private-sector partners, has just launched a campaign in Japan to promote the United States as a tourist destination


Economic Development and Clean Energy Are Twin Goals of Asia-Pacific Partnership
Cleaner and more efficient technologies used to reduce carbon and greenhouse gas emissions can promote economic growth and poverty reduction. The Asia-Pacific Partnership on Clean Development and Climate is working to prove this theory.


Short Takes: News from the International Trade Administration
India trade mission updates, CAFTA-DR implemented with Guatemala, Congress passes U.S.-Oman FTA, and Secretary Gutierrez visits Baghdad.


International Trade Calendar
Highlights of upcoming trade events.


International Trade Update is published monthly by the Office of Public Affairs of 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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