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International Trade Update

International Trade Update Masthead

November 2007

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In this issue:

Strengthening U.S.–Latin American Commercial Relations
Talks in Brazil and Uruguay in October 2007 focused on the commercial and strategic relationships those countries have with the United States. The talks were part of an ongoing U.S. effort to strengthen ties throughout the Western Hemisphere.

Ensuring Compliance with the European Union’s Data Protection Directive
A conference hosted by the U.S. Department of Commerce and cosponsored by the European Commission and the Article 29 Working Party on Data Protection examined the implementation of the U.S.–European Union Safe Harbor Framework.

Commerce Department and Kauffman Foundation Launch Partnership to Promote Entrepreneurship
A new Web-based resource and a series of upcoming symposia are part of a public–private partnership designed to advance entrepreneurship and economic growth throughout the world.

Short Takes—News from the International Trade Administration:

  • Exports Show Growth in Third Quarter of 2007
  • North American Steel Trade Committee Meets in Laredo
  • Review of Vietnamese Textile Imports Shows No Evidence of Dumping

International Trade Calendar

Market of the Month Panama



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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