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What others say: Trans-Pacific Partnership has potential to bolster economy economy. That alone makes the effort worthwhile, even if the details remain unknown. It is the biggest international trade deal ever negotiated, and probably the most complicated, containing more than 30 chapters on a bewildering array...
What others say: Congress should grant trade-promotion authority

...without either. But if such myopic thinking prevailed, the U.S. would cede its longstanding leadership in international trade to China, as Rep. Walters predicted.And we hardly see how that would benefit the United States or the Golden...
KPC class takes a walk through Dena'ina history

...self-contained in the sense of being non-globalized. They were not dependent on other groups, they were not dependent on international trade, they were totally food sovereign," Boraas said after the trip. "So, food sovereignty is the point I was...
What others say: Weeding out the invasives

...Cooperative Extension Service, "the growing tourism industry in Alaska, as well as oil and gas development, international trade and a burgeoning human population all contribute to an increase in invasive plant introduction and spread. Native...

...a year and support 21 million jobs, according to a report co-written by Jeffrey Schott, a senior fellow in international trade at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.The lack of a global deal hasn't prevented individual...
Americans should consider new approach to taxes

...will eliminate the 15-25 percent cost disadvantage that manufacturers of American goods face when competing in international trade. The FairTax slashes business compliance costs and eradicates the tax wedge that drives up the costs of U.S...
An Outdoor View: On keeping on

...Free trade and "globalization" have increased concerns about sustainability. According to data from the U.S. International Trade Commission, scrap imports to China increased by 916 percent in the 2000-2008 period. The bizarre result is...
Slumping dollar helps Alaska exporters

...Greg Wolf, director of the state Division of International Trade and Market Development, said companies exporting...percent and wood with 6 percent, according to the international trade office. Total export value was more than $2...
King of the free world, in all ways

...bring you stories of U.S. efforts to deliberate with nations on worldwide concerns -- like climate change and international trade issues. We bring you these stories because we believe that the United States remains the most influential nation...
Summit being held in Nome to strengthen Alaskan-Chukotka ties

...25-person Chukotka delegation, and the Alaska Department of Community & Economic Development, the Alaska Division of International Trade & Market Development, the University of Alaska and the U.S. Department of Commerce Alaska Export Assistance...


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