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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

October 2007

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In this issue:

Gutierrez, Congressional Delegation Visit Latin American Trading Partners
A three-day visit to Colombia, Panama, and Peru allowed participants to see how access to the U.S. market is bringing economic prosperity and solutions to social unrest to those key trading partners.

Vietnam Visit Highlights Information and Communication Technologies
A September meeting in Hanoi inaugurated the U.S.–Vietnam information and communication technologies commercial dialogue.

Advocating for U.S. Commercial Interests at the Multilateral Development Banks
The Commerce Department’s liaison officers at the five multilateral development banks help U.S. companies compete for procurements at those institutions.

Short Takes—News from the International Trade Administration:

  • Trade, Intellectual Property Rights Issues Discussed with Algerian and Tunisian Officials
  • Sustainable Manufacturing Focus of Gathering
  • Trade Remedy Issues Discussed with Mexican Officials

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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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