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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

April 2009

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In this issue:

Gary Locke Sworn in as Secretary of Commerce
The new secretary of commerce pledges to support economic recovery and put every part of the Department of Commerce to work on saving U.S. jobs and creating the jobs of the future.

Business School Students Team with Commerce Department Financial Services Specialists
An innovative program brings together “virtual” interns from Florida International University’s Chapman School of Business with the Department of Commerce to benefit U.S. businesses and a new generation of business students.

Short Takes—News from the International Trade Administration:

  • Foreign-Trade Zones: 75 Years of Enhancing Domestic Competitiveness
  • Record Number of International Visitors in 2008
  • May Conference to Look at the Supply Chain Infrastructure

International Trade Calendar

Market of the Month: Peru



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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