NFTC Team signing the giant birthday card for the NFTC Centennial. L-R, Vice President Dan O’Flaherty, USA Engage Director Richard Sawaya, and Vice President Cathy Schultz.
Admiring the 3 dimensional commemorative artwork unveiled at the Kickoff Reception. L-R, Vice President James Wilkinson, Chairman Alan Wolff, President Bill Reinsch, and USTR Michael Froman
USTR Michael Froman address guests at the NFTC Centennial Kickoff Reception
President Woodrow Wilson welcomes NFTC President Bill Reinsch to the Centennial Kickoff Reception at the Woodrow Wilson House
President Woodrow Wilson with NFTC Board Member Tiffany Atwell/Dupont
Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker addressing the NFTC Board of Directors. With her are President Bill Reinsch and Chairman Alan Wolff.
WTO Director General Robert Azevedo speaks to NFTC members at a special luncheon in honor of the NFTC Centennial
NFTC President Bill Reinsch (center) with (from L-R) John Healey, MP (Labour) and Ben Wallace MP (Conservative), along with Peter Chase of US Chamber and Simon Moore of CBI. Taken at the NFTC Centennial Conference, "Emerging Issues In Transatlantic Trade" last week in London.
NFTC President Bill Reinsch blows out the candles on the 100th birthday cake after the Transatlantic Trade conference in London.
The 2014 Advancing International Trade Award from the international trade educators’ group NASBITE International.
NFTC Vice President James Wilkinson accepting the 2014 Advancing International Trade award on behalf of the NFTC.
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Word From the President
April 2014

Fair warning – rant coming on.  It has become fashionable recently to criticize large companies.  This is not new.  Big has always equaled bad for a certain segment of our population, but that sentiment seems currently to be growing exponentially.  
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NFTC Leading New Coalition on Green Trade
NFTC is working with its member companies and other business associations in the United States and around the world to support the negotiation of a new agreement under the WTO to eliminate tariffs on a range of environmental goods. The initiative was first announced in Davos at the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum.

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As NFTC turns 100, we thought it would be fun to look back at various milestones in our history, and the history of trade policy, to see how far we've come and to track themes of the past, which still resonate today and into the future.

April 22, 1985: The Israel Free Trade Agreement (FTA) became the first bilateral U.S. FTA. The NFTC joined in with U.S. business efforts to support this landmark agreement.

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