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Free trade agreements part of global trend, says minister

Free trade agreements (FTA) including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPPA) are part of a global trend to facilitate commerce and Malaysia cannot be left behind. International Trade and Industry Minister II Datuk Seri Ong Ka Chuan said Malaysia was already part of the Asean Economic Community which is also a FTA.

Job Creator or Job Killer? A Look at the Pacific Trade Deal.

The sweeping Pacific Rim trade deal now being debated would cover everything from Vietnamese labor unions to copyright protections to trade in sockeye salmon. With the details having been released Thursday, a furious dispute is expected in the United States and some of the 11 other countries that negotiated it.

Obama’s far-reaching trade deal would lower tariffs on meat, cars and dairy

President Obama proclaimed that the 12-nation Pacific Rim free trade pact made public Thursday is the “highest-standard trade agreement in history,” but opponents seized on specific provisions to argue that the final deal does not live up to promises. The administration hoped that the full release of the thousands of pages of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), after years of negotiations behind closed doors, would help persuade wavering lawmakers to support the president’s effort to rewrite the rules of trade and investment in a sprawling region to benefit the U.S. economy.

Are government measures effective in helping small businesses export?

Government investment in direct export support for small businesses has increased over the past five years. Together with our private sector partners we have developed a comprehensive package to help small businesses make their first steps and support them once in market. These initiatives helped UKTI get more than 54,000 UK companies exporting in 2014, representing over £37bn in business wins.

We have targeted new markets for growth, building our presence and deepening our relationships in developing markets. Exports to high-growth markets since 2010 have increased by 52% to China, 37% to Brazil and 24% to India.

Return of the son of the Export-Import Bank

The U.S. Export-Import Bank is the poster child for the problem of special interests in politics. The 80-year-old program may seem like small potatoes compared to the massive spending projects that are bankrupting the country, but from the fevered panic of some of the country’s’ largest firms, you’d think this one Bank is the only thing propping up the American economy.

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