- Table of Contents
- Full Issue in PDF
- Francisco J. Sánchez Sworn in as Under Secretary
- Growing the Economy of the Future
- Containing Corruption and Reducing the Cost of Doing Business
- Raising Export Literacy, One Community College Student at a Time
- Short Takes
- Trade Calendar
- World Trade Week 2010
International Trade Update
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Francisco J. Sánchez Sworn in as Under Secretary
A key position in the administration’s economic team was filled on March 29, 2010, when Francisco J. Sánchez was sworn in as under secretary for international trade. “With millions of Americans unemployed and looking for work,” says Sánchez, “helping find the new jobs of the future is the International Trade Administration’s top priority.”
Growing the Economy of the Future
The son of immigrants, Francisco J. Sánchez, new under secretary for international trade, understood from an early age the importance of the global marketplace to the U.S. economy. His career in trade policy and economic development will inform his leadership of the International Trade Administration.
Containing Corruption and Reducing the Cost of Doing Business
For more than a decade the Department of Commerce’s Good Governance Program has worked with the private sector in numerous countries to fight corruption and to facilitate transparency in international trade. With its expansion into Latin America, the program has enlisted allies in seven additional countries.
Raising Export Literacy, One College Student at a Time
With the goal of helping raise a new generation of exporters, Michigan State University is using materials created by the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service to show postsecondary business educators how they can better integrate the basics of exporting and the international marketplace into their curricula.
- Action Urged to Facilitate U.S.–Russian Trade
- U.S.–China Cooperation Pledged in Telecommunications and Green ICT Sectors
- Details of Top U.S. Export Markets Available in New Publication
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