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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

November-December 2008

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In this issue:

Economic Engagement with China Brings Benefits to U.S. Businesses
The Joint Commission on Commerce and Trade and the Strategic Economic Dialogue steer the crucial economic relationship between the United States and China.

China’s Second-Tier Cities Offer Opportunities for Service Industry Exports
Service exports and trade advocacy in China are highlighted at the America–China Business Women Alliance’s annual conference.

Renewing America’s Nuclear Energy Public–Private Partnership
The United States will maintain its competitive position in the international civil nuclear market with the launching of the International Trade Administration’s Civil Nuclear Trade Initiative and by focusing on a reinvigorated public–private partnership.

Short Takes—News from the International Trade Administration:

  • Unique Partnership Offers Expert Guidance for Going Global

  • New Certification Mark Available for U.S.–European Union Safe Harbor Program

  • Trade Compliance Attachés: Attacking Foreign Trade Barriers on the Ground

International Trade Calendar

Featured Trade Event: Commerce Event Bolsters Georgia Trade and Investment Ties



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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