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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

July-August 2008

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In this issue:

Bringing Trade with Ukraine into a New Era
During a visit to Ukraine in June, Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez underscored the importance of continued U.S. commercial engagement, while pointing out the significant challenges that must be addressed if the bilateral trade relationship is to grow.

Helping Clean Energy Companies Enter the Emerging Markets of China and India
Demand for energy is growing at a rapid pace in China and India. The Department of Commerce, using a variety of strategies, is helping U.S. firms to successfully compete in both countries.

New Business Center Opens Doors to India
Within the next 25 years, India will likely be the world’s third-largest economy. A new resource from the Department of Commerce can help U.S. exporters take advantage of opportunities in this growing market.


Short Takes—News from the International Trade Administration:

  • Commerce Issues First Countervailing Duty Order Against China
  • U.S. Travel and Tourism Industry Posts Gains in 2008
  • Trade Mission Participants Find that Iraq Is Open for Business

International Trade Calendar

Featured Trade Event: U.S. Exporters Honored at White House Ceremony



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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