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Tuesday, 12.4.18
NFTC Foundation to Honor Roberto Azevêdo, President George H.W. Bush and USTR Digital Trade Team
Friday, 11.30.18
NFTC Releases Statement on USMCA
Monday, 11.19.18
Major Business and Agriculture Groups Call for Removal of Steel and Aluminum Tariffs on Canada and Mexico
Monday, 10.29.18
NFTC Statement in response to UK Digital Services Tax Announcement
Monday, 10.1.18
NFTC Statement on the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement
Tuesday, 9.18.18
NFTC Statement on Additional Tariffs on Imports from China
Monday, 8.27.18
NFTC Statement on Preliminary U.S.-Mexico Trade Deal
Wednesday, 7.11.18
NFTC Statement on Additional China Tariffs
Friday, 6.29.18
NFTC Submits Comments for Autos Section 232 Investigation
Tuesday, 6.19.18
Business Associations Call for Greater Congressional Oversight of U.S. Trade Policy
Wednesday, 6.6.18
ACSAT Welcomes Congressional Efforts to Limit Use of Section 232 Tariffs
Thursday, 5.31.18
NFTC Statement on Tariffs on Imports of Steel and Aluminum from Mexico, Canada and the EU
Thursday, 5.17.18
ACSAT Urges Commerce to Revise Regulations Governing the 232 Tariffs Exclusion Process
Wednesday, 5.16.18
NFTC President Testifies in Section 301 Hearing
Friday, 5.11.18
NFTC Outlines Impact of Tariffs on Chinese Imports on U.S. Business and Consumers
Thursday, 3.22.18
NFTC Statement on Tariffs on Imports from China
Tuesday, 3.20.18
NFTC Weighs In On China 301 Investigation
Tuesday, 3.6.18
NFTC Announces Formation of Alliance for Competitive Steel and Aluminum Trade
Thursday, 3.1.18
NFTC Statement on Steel and Aluminum Tariffs
Tuesday, 2.27.18
NFTC Among Leading Industry Groups Urging Administration to Consider Effects of Import Restrictions on Steel and Aluminum
Friday, 2.16.18
NFTC Statement on Section 232 Reports on Steel and Aluminum
Wednesday, 12.13.17
NFTC Applauds Effort by 70 Countries to Move WTO E-Commerce Agenda Forward
Monday, 12.4.17
NFTC Applauds Bipartisan Push by U.S. Governors to Modernize and Increase De Minimis in NAFTA Negotiations
Friday, 12.1.17
Cutting Customs Red Tape Through NAFTA Will Help the United States Grow Jobs, Promote Growth, And Increase Exports
Tuesday, 11.21.17
De Minimis Letter from US Governors
Wednesday, 11.8.17
NFTC Statement on Cuba Travel Restrictions
Wednesday, 10.25.17
NFTC Foundation Honors Congressman Ron Kind, Congresswoman Suzan DelBene and Congressman Erik Paulsen
Tuesday, 9.12.17
NFTC Announces Secretary Carlos Gutierrez as its New Board Chairman
Wednesday, 8.9.17
Leading Business Groups Urge Administration to Maintain and Upgrade ISDS Provisions in NAFTA
Tuesday, 8.1.17
NFTC Submits Comments for Administration’s Trade Agreement Review
Thursday, 6.29.17
NFTC President Testifies Before USTR on Renegotiation of NAFTA
Tuesday, 6.27.17
NFTC Chairman Appointed Deputy Director-General of the WTO
Monday, 6.12.17
NFTC Outlines Guiding Principles for Modernization of NAFTA
Thursday, 5.25.17
NFTC Applauds Introduction of Bipartisan Senate Cuba Travel Bill
Thursday, 5.18.17
NFTC Statement on Administration’s Intent to Modernize NAFTA
Wednesday, 5.10.17
NFTC Comment Regarding Causes of Significant Trade Deficits for 2016, Docket Number DOC 2017-0003
Wednesday, 3.22.17
NFTC, CEE Release Comparative ECA Finance Graph
Wednesday, 3.1.17
NFTC Responds to the President's Address to Congress
Tuesday, 2.28.17
NFTC Welcomes Appointment of Roberto Azevedo to Second Term as WTO Director General
Thursday, 2.23.17
NFTC Sends Letter to Senate in Support of Lighthizer Nomination
Wednesday, 2.22.17
NFTC Applauds Entry into Force of WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement
Tuesday, 2.7.17
Jason Pack Joins the NFTC as Executive Director of the U.S.–Libya Business Association
Tuesday, 1.3.17
NFTC Welcomes Nomination of Robert Lighthizer as USTR
Monday, 12.12.16
NFTC Releases Policy Brief on "Trade, Taxes and Competitiveness: Strategies for a New Era"
Friday, 12.9.16
NFTC Foundation Honors Chairman Kevin Brady and Congressman Jared Polis for Leadership on Trade
Sunday, 12.4.16
In Geneva, Coalition for Green Trade Expresses Disappointment over Inability to Conclude Environmental Goods Agreement Deal
Wednesday, 11.30.16
NFTC Names New Communications Director
Monday, 10.31.16
Vanessa P. Sciarra to Join NFTC as Vice President for Legal Affairs and Trade & Investment Policy
Wednesday, 7.13.16
NFTC Applauds New Trade Enforcement Action Against China
Thursday, 6.2.16
NFTC Applauds Ministers' Resolve at OECD to Conclude an Environmental Goods Agreement, Urges Conclusion by G-20 Summit
Thursday, 5.19.16
ITC Report an ‘Important Milestone’ in TPP Process
Wednesday, 5.11.16
NFTC Applauds Senate Passage of MTB Bill
Thursday, 5.5.16
NFTC Blog Post: “The Art of the Leak”
Thursday, 4.28.16
NFTC Applauds House Passage of Legislation to Protect Trade Secrets
Wednesday, 4.20.16
NFTC & Others Write Congress to Act on Misc. Tariff Bill (MTB)
Tuesday, 3.22.16
NFTC Statement on Departure of U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change Todd Stern
Wednesday, 3.9.16
NFTC Announces New President: Ambassador Rufus Yerxa
Tuesday, 3.1.16
Reinsch Responds to USDA Final Rule on COOL
Thursday, 2.25.16
Statement for the Record: “The Impact of High-Skilled Immigration on U.S. Workers”
Tuesday, 2.16.16
NFTC, USA*Engage Welcome Restoration of Scheduled U.S.-Cuba Passenger and Cargo Flights
Thursday, 2.11.16
NFTC Applauds Senate Approval of Customs Bill
Wednesday, 1.13.16
NFTC Chairman Testifies Before ITC on Economic Effects of TPP
Tuesday, 1.12.16
NFTC Responds to the President’s State of the Union Address
Tuesday, 12.22.15
NFTC Statement on TPP Agreement
Friday, 12.18.15
NFTC Applauds Oil Export, IMF Reform, COOL Provisions in Appropriations Bill
Monday, 12.7.15
Reinsch Responds to WTO Ruling on COOL Retaliation
Monday, 11.16.15
NFTC Submits Comments on Proposed OPT Extension
Wednesday, 10.28.15
NFTC Announces Departure of Vice President James Wilkinson
Tuesday, 10.27.15
NFTC Applauds House Vote to Reauthorize Ex-Im Bank, Urges Swift Action in Senate
Monday, 10.26.15
NFTC Urges Ex-Im Bank Reauthorization in Letter to House Lawmakers
Friday, 10.16.15
NFTC Foundation Honors Ambassador Froman, Secretary Pritzker for Leadership on Trade
Friday, 10.16.15
NFTC President Bill Reinsch Announces Retirement
Thursday, 10.15.15
Remarks by Ambassador Michael Froman to the National Foreign Trade Council Upon Receiving the World Trade Award
Thursday, 10.15.15
U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Awarded Trade Leadership in the Digital Age Award From National Foreign Trade Council
Tuesday, 8.11.15
NFTC Signs Letter to President Obama on U.S.-China ICT Sector Relationship
Friday, 8.7.15
Further Comments Concerning African Growth and Opportunity Act: Out-of-Cycle Review of South Africa Eligibility for Benefits
Wednesday, 8.5.15
Comments Concerning African Growth and Opportunity Act: Out-of-Cycle Review of South Africa Eligibility for Benefits
Wednesday, 7.29.15
Reinsch Comments on Proposed Senate COOL Amendments
Tuesday, 7.21.15
Organizations Express Concern Proposed Cyber Export Regulations Could Harm, Not Improve, U.S. Cybersecurity
Monday, 7.13.15
NFTC Blog Post: “Stabenow Voluntary COOL Proposal”
Monday, 7.13.15
NFTC Joins Letter on New MTB Process
Wednesday, 6.24.15
NFTC Joins More Than 600 Organizations in Urging Support for Trade Preferences Programs
Wednesday, 6.24.15
NFTC Calls on Senate Ag Committee to Support Repeal of COOL Requirements
Wednesday, 6.24.15
NFTC Applauds Senate Passage of TPA, TAA & Preferences
Wednesday, 6.24.15
NFTC Sends Letter to Senate Agriculture Committee to Support Repeal of COOL Requirements
Wednesday, 6.17.15
NFTC Urges Senate to Act on Legislation Reforming COOL Requirements
Friday, 6.12.15
NFTC Welcomes House Action on TPA, Preference Programs; Calls for Passage of Critical TAA Legislation
Thursday, 6.11.15
NFTC Letter to House Urging Renewal of Trade Adjustment Assistance
Thursday, 6.11.15
NFTC and USA*Engage Welcome Support for Cuba Trade Act
Wednesday, 6.10.15
NFTC Urges Support for H.R. 1314 - Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act of 2015
Wednesday, 6.10.15
NFTC Applauds House Action to Repeal COOL Requirements; Calls on Senate to Follow
Thursday, 6.4.15
NFTC Urges Congressional Support to Repeal H.R. 2393 - Country of Origin Labeling (COOL)
Monday, 5.18.15
NFTC Highlights Need for Compliance with International Agreements Following COOL Ruling
Thursday, 4.2.15
NFTC Statement on Airbnb Entering the Cuban Marketplace
Thursday, 2.12.15
NFTC Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Act
Tuesday, 1.20.15
NFTC Responds to the President’s State of the Union Address
Thursday, 1.15.15
COOL Reform Coalition Letter to New Congress
Tuesday, 1.13.15
Joint Association Statement on European Commission Release of the TTIP Investment Consultation Report
Thursday, 12.11.14
NFTC, 11 Other Business Organizations Send Letter To NJ State Lawmakers In Opposition To Two “Buy American” Bills
Thursday, 12.4.14
NFTC Celebrates 100 Years, Policymakers Make Case for Trade
Tuesday, 11.18.14
NFTC’s Jake Colvin Appointed to USTR’s Trade and Environment Policy Advisory Committee
Wednesday, 11.12.14
NFTC Joins More Than 200 Other Leading Business Groups in Urging Passage of TPA in 2014
Thursday, 9.25.14
16 Business Organizations Sign Letter Highlighting Trade, Investment and Intellectual Property Issues, Calling for Concrete Action
Tuesday, 9.23.14
Investment in Ireland: A Success Story
Thursday, 9.18.14
NFTC Applauds Short-Term Extension of Ex-Im Bank Charter as Positive Step, Calls for Reauthorization
Wednesday, 7.9.14
U.S. Business Community Announces Formation of the Coalition for Green Trade
Tuesday, 7.8.14
In Geneva, NFTC Applauds Launch of Environmental Goods Agreement Talks
Monday, 7.7.14
Global Business Roundtable explores how an Environmental Goods Agreement can advance trade and environmental policies
Wednesday, 5.28.14
NFTC Celebrates 100th Anniversary, Receives President’s “E Star” Award for Export Service
Monday, 5.19.14
NFTC Celebrates World Trade Week
Tuesday, 5.6.14
NFTC Letter of Intent to Provide Testimony at USTR Hearing on WTO Environmental Goods Agreement
Thursday, 5.1.14
NFTC’s Colvin Named Executive Director of Global Innovation Forum
Thursday, 5.1.14
NFTC Statement on Senate Finance Committee Hearing on 2014 Trade Agenda
Thursday, 5.1.14
NFTC Receives 2014 World Trade Week NYC Global Trade Award
Wednesday, 4.16.14
Moving forward with international trade negotiations
Friday, 4.11.14
Coalition for Security and Competitiveness Commends Administration’s Progress on Export Control Reform Initiative
Thursday, 4.3.14
Reinsch: “Ambassador Froman is Right – International Trade Plays a Key Role in Our Economy”
Tuesday, 3.11.14
eBay Inc.’s Brian Bieron to Serve as Chair of NFTC’s Trade Committee
Tuesday, 3.4.14
NFTC Welcomes Administration’s 2014 Trade Agenda
Thursday, 2.13.14
NFTC Welcomes Senator Ron Wyden as Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee
Thursday, 2.6.14
NFTC: Record Export Growth Over Four Consecutive Years Underscores Importance of Advancing U.S. Trade Agenda
Monday, 2.3.14
NASBITE International Honors NFTC with 2014 Advancing International Trade Award
Tuesday, 1.28.14
NFTC Agrees: Expanded Trade and Immigration Reform Critical to U.S. Economic Growth and Competitiveness NFTC President Bill Reinsch Welcomes President’s SOTU Remarks on International Trade, Immigration Reform
Tuesday, 12.10.13
NFTC Welcomes Introduction of Digital Trade Act of 2013
Thursday, 10.10.13
NFTC Foundation Hosts 99th Annual World Trade Dinner and Award Ceremony Keynote Address Delivered by Senator Ron Wyden, Dr. Fred Bergsten Honored with 2013 World Trade Award
Wednesday, 10.9.13
Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff Reelected as NFTC Chairman
Wednesday, 10.9.13
U.S. Senator Ron Wyden Keynote Address to the National Foreign Trade Council As Prepared for Delivery October 9, 2013
Monday, 7.8.13
NFTC Welcomes Launch of TTIP Negotiations
Monday, 6.17.13
NFTC Welcomes Launch of Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership
Wednesday, 5.22.13
NFTC Urges Senators to Support Bipartisan Sugar Reform Amendment to 2013 Farm Bill
Thursday, 5.9.13
Leading Business Groups Applaud Administration’s Export Control Reform Initiative
Thursday, 5.2.13
NFTC Welcomes Nomination of Michael Froman as U.S. Trade Representative, Penny Pritzker for Secretary of Commerce
Friday, 4.12.13
NFTC Releases Draft Trade Promotion Authority Act of 2013
Tuesday, 3.5.13
NFTC Names James Wilkinson Vice President for Strategy and Growth
Thursday, 2.28.13
NFTC Joins With Leading Business Organizations in Sending a Letter to President Obama on Expanding the Information Technology Agreement
Thursday, 2.14.13
NFTC Welcomes Introduction of Sugar Reform Bills in House and Senate
Tuesday, 2.12.13
NFTC Welcomes President’s SOTU Remarks on Expanding Trade Partnerships, Immigration Reform
Tuesday, 10.16.12
NFTC Joins With Leading Business Associations in Launching New Website, Investment Policy Central
Thursday, 10.4.12
Rep. Dreier Calls for Action on Russia PNTR, Cross-Border Data Flows During Keynote Address at NFTC’s 98th Annual World Trade Dinner House Rules Committee Chairman Honored with 2012 World Trade Award
Monday, 6.25.12
Ambassador Alan Wm. Wolff Joins McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP as a Senior Counsel in the Washington, DC office
Tuesday, 6.12.12
National Foreign Trade Council Joins The American Sovereignty Campaign
Wednesday, 5.9.12
CEE, NFTC Welcome House Passage of H.R. 2072, “the Securing American Jobs Through Exports Act of 2011”
Monday, 1.30.12
NFTC Applauds the WTO Appellate Body Ruling on Chinese Export Restrictions of Raw Materials
Friday, 1.13.12
NFTC and CEE Express Concern with President Obama’s Proposal to Consolidate Trade, Commerce Agencies
Sunday, 11.13.11
NFTC Congratulates Leaders of TPP Partner Nations for Paving Path Forward on the Historic Agreement
Thursday, 11.3.11
NFTC, U.S. Business Community Leaders Roll Out Effort to Modernize Global Trade Rules on Cross-border Data Flows
Thursday, 10.6.11
Leading Business Associations Say “Buy American” Provisions in the American Jobs Act Put Job Creation, U.S. Economy in Jeopardy
Thursday, 9.22.11
NFTC Says Senate TAA/GSP Bill Vote Clears the Path for Submission and Approval of FTAs
Friday, 9.9.11
NFTC Statement on President’s Job Agenda
Monday, 8.15.11
NFTC Says Implementation of Colombia-Canada FTA Underscores Sense of Urgency for Congress to Act on Trade Agenda ASAP in September
Wednesday, 7.6.11
NFTC Welcomes Agreement to End U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Trucking Dispute
Wednesday, 7.6.11
NFTC Welcomes Removal of Panama from OECD Grey List
Wednesday, 6.22.11
NFTC Joins Other Leading Business Groups in Urging for Progress on China’s Currency and Exchange Rate Process
Wednesday, 6.1.11
NFTC Joins Other Leading U.S. Business Groups in Opposing the Australian Government’s Proposed Plain Packaging Legislation
Thursday, 5.19.11
NFTC Applauds Trade Ministers for Setting Goal to Achieve “Broad Outlines” of TPP Agreement by November
Wednesday, 5.4.11
NFTC Statement on USTR Notification to Congress on Colombia FTA, TAA and Korea Beef Protocol
Wednesday, 5.4.11
NFTC Submits Comments on DOT Proposal to Resolve U.S.-Mexico Cross-Border Trucking Issue
Tuesday, 5.3.11
U.S. Business Community Urges Congress and the Administration to Extend Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Wednesday, 3.9.11
NFTC Says the Time is Now for Action on All Components of the U.S. Trade Agenda
Tuesday, 3.1.11
NFTC Welcomes New Chairman Ambassador Alan Wolff
Saturday, 2.12.11
NFTC Expresses Disappointment Over Congress Allowing Critical Trade Preference and Assistance Programs to Expire
Wednesday, 2.9.11
NFTC President Calls Ways and Means Hearing an Important Step Toward Advancing the U.S. Trade Agenda
Tuesday, 2.8.11
NFTC Welcomes Senate Foreign Relations Committee Report on Consequences of Failing to Ratify Colombia and Panama FTAs
Tuesday, 2.8.11
NFTC Urges Congress to Take Immediate Action to Extend Critical Trade Preference Programs Facing Expiration on February 12th
Wednesday, 1.26.11
NFTC Welcomes President’s Commitment to Advancing the U.S. Trade Agenda, Innovation Policies and Tax Reform
Tuesday, 1.25.11
NFTC President Says Two Senate Bills Introduced Today Signal Room for Bipartisan Cooperation on Trade-Related Issues
Wednesday, 12.8.10
WEF Working Group Releases White Paper on Intersection of Climate Change and Trade Policies
Friday, 12.3.10
NFTC Welcomes Conclusion of KORUS FTA Negotiations
Sunday, 11.14.10
NFTC Welcomes Vietnam and Malaysia’s Participation in TPP Negotiations
Wednesday, 11.10.10
NFTC Joins Other Leading U.S. Business Groups in Urging Congress to Approve GSP Extensions
Monday, 10.25.10
NFTC and USA*Engage Release 111th Congressional Report Card on U.S. International Trade, Sanctions and Tax Issues
Thursday, 9.30.10
Coalition for Security and Competitiveness Welcomes Ratification of UK, Australia Defense Treaties
Thursday, 9.30.10
Rep. Camp Calls for Action on U.S. Trade Agenda in Keynote Address at NFTC’s Annual World Trade Dinner
Wednesday, 9.29.10
Camp Expresses Concern Over Lack of Trade Agenda, Need for Action in Keynote Address to Annual National Foreign Trade Council Dinner
Wednesday, 6.30.10
NFTC Urges Administration to Move Forward With Next Steps on Colombia FTA
Monday, 6.28.10
NFTC Applauds President Obama’s Commitment to Move KORUS FTA Forward
Tuesday, 5.18.10
NFTC, USA*Engage Welcome Multilateral Agreement on UN Security Council Iran Sanctions Resolution
Monday, 5.10.10
NFTC Urges President Obama to Send Pending FTAs to Congress This Year
Tuesday, 4.13.10
Leading U.S. Business Associations Endorse Cuba Travel Bill
Friday, 4.9.10
NFTC Urges Secretary Vilsack to Increase Sugar Import Quota, Asks Congress to Press for Reform
Monday, 3.15.10
New Study Details Chinese Government Policies to Promote Domestic Renewable Energy Sector & Implications for Foreign Firms
Wednesday, 3.3.10
NFTC President Urges Congress to Repeal Section 211
Monday, 3.1.10
NFTC Welcomes 2010 Trade Agenda, Urges Action
Thursday, 2.25.10
NFTC Joins Business and NGO Leaders in Releasing White Paper on the Promotion of Trade and Investment with Sub-Saharan Africa
Tuesday, 2.16.10
NFTC Welcomes Former Ford International Governmental Affairs Director as New Senior Vice President
Friday, 2.5.10
NFTC Applauds U.S., Canada for Reaching Breakthrough on ‘Buy America’
Thursday, 2.4.10
Leading Business Associations Welcome Administration’s National Export Initiative
Friday, 1.29.10
NFTC, USA*Engage Express Deep Disappointment Over Senate Approval of Iran Sanctions Bill
Friday, 1.29.10
NFTC Launches Twitter Account
Thursday, 1.28.10
NFTC Welcomes President’s Commitment to Expanding Export Opportunities, Strengthening Trade Ties
Saturday, 12.19.09
As Climate Accord Takes Shape, NFTC Urges Integration with Global Economic Framework
Tuesday, 12.15.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Urge House to Oppose Unilateral Iran Sanctions Bill
Tuesday, 12.15.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Express Serious Concerns About House Passage of Iran Sanctions Bill, Urge Senators to Reject Legislation
Monday, 12.14.09
NFTC Welcomes Administration’s Notification to Congress on Intent to Join TPP Negotiations
Monday, 12.14.09
NFTC Welcomes Omnibus Bill Provisions to Ease Flow of Agricultural Exports to Cuba
Monday, 12.14.09
NFTC Commends House for Approving GSP & ATPA Extensions, Urges Senate to Follow Suit
Thursday, 12.10.09
NFTC Leads U.S. Business Delegation to Copenhagen Climate Summit
Monday, 12.7.09
NFTC President Outlines U.S. Business Community’s Principles for Comprehensive Export Control Reform
Wednesday, 12.2.09
NFTC Statement on WTO Ministerial Conference
Monday, 11.23.09
On Third Anniversary of Colombia FTA Signing, NFTC Urges Administration to Move Forward with Trade Pact
Thursday, 11.19.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Welcome Hearing on Lifting Cuba Travel Ban
Thursday, 11.19.09
NFTC Applauds Bipartisan Group of Senators for Urging USTR to Pursue Environmental Goods and Services Agreement
Tuesday, 11.17.09
In Senate Testimony, NFTC Urges Aggressive Green Trade Component to U.S. Climate Agenda
Tuesday, 11.17.09
NFTC President Calls on Congress to Modernize Trade Preference Programs
Saturday, 11.14.09
NFTC Applauds President Obama for Announcing U.S. Commitment to Join TPP Negotiations
Tuesday, 11.10.09
NFTC President Underscores Need for Multilateral Approach to Climate Change During WEF Panel in New Delhi
Wednesday, 11.4.09
NFTC Urges President Obama to Pursue TPP Negotiations
Friday, 10.30.09
NFTC President Calls for Market-Oriented U.S. Sugar Policy Reform
Wednesday, 10.21.09
Association Letter on Nominees Cabinet posts in the Commerce, Treasury and State Departments, and the Office of the United States Trade Representative
Thursday, 10.15.09
NFTC Foundation Hosts 95th Annual World Trade Dinner
Wednesday, 10.14.09
NFTC and USA*Engage Express Disappointment Over House Approval of Iran Divestment Bill
Thursday, 10.1.09
CEE Relocates to NFTC’s Washington, DC Offices
Monday, 9.21.09
NFTC President Delivers Speech on Trade-Related Aspects of Climate Legislation
Friday, 9.18.09
NFTC Issues Policy Recommendations on Trade-Related Aspects of Climate Legislation
Thursday, 9.17.09
NFTC Joins Overwhelming Appeal for Approval of U.S.-Colombia FTA
Tuesday, 9.15.09
NFTC Urges Prompt Approval of U.S.-Colombia FTA
Tuesday, 9.8.09
NFTC and USA*Engage Welcome New Cuba Regulations Notes “More Work Left to Be Done”
Monday, 8.24.09
Leading Business Groups Urge Federal Court to Dismiss South African Alien Tort Lawsuit
Tuesday, 8.18.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Applaud Senator Webb’s Burma Visit
Thursday, 8.13.09
NFTC Statement On Administration's Planned Review of U.S. Export Controls
Thursday, 8.13.09
Coalition for Security and Competitiveness Welcomes Administration's Announcement on Export Control Review
Wednesday, 8.12.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Applaud 11th Circuit Court’s Decision in Sinaltrainal Alien Tort Case
Wednesday, 8.5.09
Trade Associations Urge President Obama to Move Forward on Bipartisan U.S. Trade Agenda
Monday, 8.3.09
NFTC Launches Trade and Climate Working Group
Thursday, 7.30.09
Business Leaders Call on Administration to Lower Barriers to Green Trade
Wednesday, 7.22.09
Associations Urge Senate Leaders to Reject House Climate Bill Provisions That Could Negatively Impact Trade Relations
Wednesday, 7.22.09
NFTC, USA*Engage and 15 Other Organizations Urge President to Lift Cuba Academic Travel Restrictions
Thursday, 7.16.09
NFTC Statement on Ambassador Kirk’s Speech in Pittsburgh
Tuesday, 7.14.09
NFTC Applauds Cuba Provisions in FY2010 Appropriations Bills
Monday, 7.13.09
Trade and Industry Leaders Urge President Obama to Reform Outdated U.S. Export Control System
Thursday, 7.9.09
NFTC Launches Facebook Page
Wednesday, 7.1.09
NFTC Applauds Administration's Review of Country Eligibility for Andean Trade Preferences
Monday, 6.29.09
NFTC Statement on Visit of Colombian President Uribe
Friday, 6.26.09
USLBA Board of Directors Transitions Management of Association to NFTC
Friday, 6.26.09
NFTC Statement on Passage of the American Clean Energy and Security Act of 2009
Thursday, 6.25.09
NFTC, USCIB Release Joint Letter on Trade and Competitiveness Provisions in Climate Bill
Tuesday, 6.23.09
NFTC Welcomes Consultations on Trade Dispute with China
Tuesday, 6.23.09
Leading Trade Groups Say Proposed Ex-Im Bank Restrictions Amount to Unilateral U.S. Sanction on Worldwide Companies
Monday, 6.22.09
NFTC Releases Analysis of Trade-Related Provisions of Draft Climate Text
Monday, 6.15.09
NFTC Urges Administration to Move Forward on Its International Economic Engagement Agenda
Tuesday, 6.9.09
NFTC and USA*Engage Commend California State Assembly Committee Chairman for Putting a Hold on Divestment Legislation
Thursday, 5.21.09
NFTC Commends Senate Finance Committee for Holding Hearing on U.S.-Panama FTA
Thursday, 5.21.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Endorse Baucus Bill Aimed at Reforming U.S. Cuba Policy
Wednesday, 5.20.09
Major Industry Associations Urge Immediate Senate Action on the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill
Tuesday, 5.19.09
NFTC Welcomes USTR Signals on Trans-Pacific Partnership
Monday, 5.18.09
NFTC Welcomes Administration’s Plans for Action on U.S. Trade Agenda
Monday, 5.11.09
NFTC Statement on International Tax Provisions Included in Administration’s Greenbook
Thursday, 5.7.09
USA*Engage and NFTC Urge Congress to Rethink Unilateral Iran Sanctions Legislation
Friday, 5.1.09
NFTC Statement on Swine Flu and Trade with Mexico
Wednesday, 4.22.09
NFTC Calls for Reform of U.S. Trade Preferences for Developing Countries
Monday, 4.20.09
NFTC Welcomes Continued Dialogue on U.S.-Colombia FTA
Wednesday, 4.15.09
NFTC Letter to USTR in support of the TPP
Monday, 4.13.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Applaud New Direction in U.S. Cuba Policy
Friday, 4.10.09
Global Innovation Forum Unveils Brain Trust
Wednesday, 4.8.09
NFTC Urges President Obama to Work With Congress to Resolve Mexican Trucking Dispute
Wednesday, 4.8.09
NFTC’s Global Innovation Forum & Howard University’s ELI Institute Host
Thursday, 4.2.09
NFTC Commends Senate Majority Leader for Statement in Support of G-20 Communiqué
Monday, 3.30.09
NFTC Urges President Obama to Express U.S. Commitment to Trade and Investment at G20 Summit
Monday, 3.30.09
NFTC, USA*Engage Endorse Legislation to Permit Travel to Cuba
Monday, 3.23.09
Joint Business Letter to President Obama on the Trans-Pacific Partnership
Friday, 3.20.09
U.S. Business Community and NGO Leaders Unite to Urge the President and Congress to Take Action on Trade & Investment Agenda
Tuesday, 3.17.09
NFTC Urges Congress to Abide by NAFTA Commitments and Restore U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Trucking
Monday, 3.9.09
NTFC Launches Revamped Web site
Wednesday, 3.4.09
NFTC Endorses Initiation of Trans-Pacific Partnership Negotiations
Tuesday, 3.3.09
NTFC Applauds Cuba Language in Omnibus Bill and Recommendations in Senate Foreign Relations Committee Staff Report
Monday, 3.2.09
NFTC Statement on Administration’s 2009 Trade Policy Agenda
Wednesday, 2.11.09
United Businesses Urge Support of TAA in the Economic Stimulus
Thursday, 2.5.09
NFTC Commends Senate Amendment on Trade Adjustment Assistance Program
Tuesday, 2.3.09
NFTC Welcomes Senate Environment and Public Works Committee Principles on Climate Change Legislation
Tuesday, 2.3.09
NFTC Applauds President Obama’s Choice for Commerce Secretary
Wednesday, 1.28.09
NFTC Cautions Against Global Protectionism in Response to Financial Crisis
Thursday, 1.22.09
Joint Association Letter Opposing New “Buy American” Provisions in Stimulus
Friday, 1.16.09
NFTC Applauds Proclamation to Implement U.S.-Peru FTA
Thursday, 1.15.09
National Foreign Trade Council Welcomes U.S.-UAE 123 Agreement
Friday, 1.2.09
National Foreign Trade Council Applauds U.S.-Oman FTA Entry Into Force
Tuesday, 12.23.08
WTO Forecast for 2009
Friday, 12.19.08
Joint Association NAFTA Trucking Letter to House
Thursday, 12.18.08
Forecast for U.S.-Russian Trade Relations in 2009 (Revised and Updated Version)
Tuesday, 12.16.08
Trade Policy Forecast
Monday, 12.15.08
Changing Dynamics of China Trade Debate
Monday, 12.15.08
NFTC Featured in Congressional Quarterly Article on Trade Policy
Thursday, 12.11.08
Forecast on South Africa
Tuesday, 11.18.08
NFTC Issues Policy Recommendations to President-elect Obama
Monday, 11.17.08
NFTC Releases Analysis of 2008 Congressional Election Results and Their Impact on U.S. Trade Policy
Wednesday, 11.12.08
NFTC Welcomes New Senior Vice President Robert Ragan
Friday, 10.24.08
NFTC and USA*Engage Release 110th Congressional Report Card
Thursday, 9.25.08
Joint Association Letter on Andean Trade Preferences Renewal
Monday, 9.22.08
NFTC Welcomes U.S. Entry Into Trade Negotiations with Four Asia-Pacific Nations
Thursday, 9.18.08
Global Food Safety Seen as Growing Trade Issue
Wednesday, 9.17.08
Bill Reinsch's Speech on Impact of Corruption on Global Business
Wednesday, 9.17.08
NFTC President Says Corruption Remains a Serious Threat to International Commerce
Thursday, 9.11.08
NFTC Honors Congressman Gregory Meeks with World Trade Award
Thursday, 9.11.08
Gutierrez, Schwab Continue Push for FTA Approval at NFTC’s 94th Annual World Trade Dinner
Wednesday, 9.10.08
Remarks of U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Susan Schwab NFTC’s 94th Annual World Trade Dinner and Award Ceremony
Wednesday, 9.10.08
Remarks of Columnist Steven Pearlstein at NFTC’s 94th Annual World Trade Dinner and Award Ceremony
Wednesday, 9.10.08
Coalition Letter to House on Korea FTA
Wednesday, 9.10.08
Coalition letter to Senate on Korea FTA
Tuesday, 9.2.08
NFTC Announces Promotion and Staff Addition
Friday, 8.1.08
Connecting the Dots: The Global Economy and Supply Chain Management
Friday, 8.1.08
New NFTC Study Explores the Importance of Global Supply Chains in International Commerce
Wednesday, 7.30.08
NFTC Applauds House Approval of Trade Preference Bill, Urges Senate to Take Action ‘Expeditiously’
Tuesday, 7.29.08
NFTC Statement on Collapse of Doha Round Negotiations
Monday, 7.28.08
NFTC Issues Statement on Doha Round
Monday, 7.21.08
NFTC Warns Against Including TRIPS Amendments in Doha Negotiations
Wednesday, 7.16.08
NFTC Calls on Advanced Developing Nations to Help Break Doha ‘Deadlocks’ Next Week
Thursday, 7.10.08
NFTC Releases Draft “Trade Negotiating Authority Act of 2009”
Thursday, 7.10.08
NFTC Letter Transmitting Draft “Trade Negotiating Authority Act of 2009” to Congress
Tuesday, 7.8.08
Association Letter to Congress on Russia 123 Agreement
Thursday, 6.19.08
NFTC Welcomes U.S.-China Bilateral Investment Treaty Negotiations
Thursday, 6.12.08
Letter to Congress in Support of GSP
Tuesday, 6.10.08
NFTC Calls for Continued Efforts Towards a Barrier-Free Transatlantic Marketplace
Tuesday, 5.20.08
NFTC Statement on the Issuance of New Agriculture and NAMA Texts in Doha Round Negotiations
Tuesday, 5.20.08
NFTC Commemorates World Trade Day, Urges Congress to Take Action on Pending FTAs, Trade Adjustment Assistance
Wednesday, 5.14.08
NFTC Warns New Farm Bill May Not Comply with WTO Obligations, Exacerbates U.S. Sugar Program Problems
Wednesday, 5.7.08
NFTC Urges President, Speaker and Congressional Leaders to Take Bipartisan Action on U.S.-Colombia FTA, TAA
Friday, 5.2.08
Business Community Letter Regarding Preferences for Haiti
Friday, 4.25.08
Coalition Letter to Congress on U.S.-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement
Monday, 4.21.08
NFTC Welcomes News of U.S.-Korea Agreement on Beef
Wednesday, 4.16.08
NFTC President Provides Insights on Politics of U.S.-Latin America Trade Policy
Friday, 4.11.08
NFTC and Other U.S. Business Community Leaders Head to Geneva to Advocate Successful Conclusion to Doha Round
Wednesday, 4.9.08
NFTC Statement on U.S.-Colombia FTA
Monday, 4.7.08
NFTC Urges Congress to Approve U.S.-Colombia FTA
Monday, 3.10.08
NFTC Urges Congress to Permit Full Implementation of U.S.-Mexico Trucking Pilot Program
Thursday, 3.6.08
NFTC, U.S.-Middle East Free Trade Coalition Welcome New Boeing, Gulf Air Business Deal
Thursday, 2.28.08
NFTC Applauds ATPA Extension, Urges Approval of Colombia FTA
Friday, 2.8.08
NFTC Urges WTO Members to Agree on New Agriculture and NAMA Modalities, Conclude Round Successfully
Tuesday, 2.5.08
NFTC Applauds New Initiative to Expand U.S.- Asia-Pacific Economic Relations, Investment and Financial Services Opportunities
Monday, 1.28.08
NFTC Releases Statement on 2008 State of the Union Address
Tuesday, 1.22.08
NFTC Welcomes New Chairman John Mullen, CEO, DHL Express
Monday, 12.10.07
International Business Community Urges WTO Members to Exert Leadership, Conclude Doha Round
Tuesday, 12.4.07
NFTC Applauds Senate Approval of Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
Thursday, 11.15.07
CEO Letter on China-Related Legislation
Thursday, 11.8.07
NFTC Commends House for Bipartisan Approval of U.S.-Peru Trade Agreement
Wednesday, 10.31.07
NFTC Urges House to Pass Trade Adjustment Assistance Reform Bill
Wednesday, 10.31.07
NFTC Applauds Bipartisan Committee Approval of U.S.-PeruTrade Agreement
Friday, 10.19.07
NFTC Urges WTO Members to Agree on Modalities this Fall: Exceptions to the General Approaches Must be Strictly Limited
Thursday, 10.18.07
Remarks to the International Business Forum of the World Trade Club Detroit/Windsor
Monday, 10.15.07
NFTC Supports US-Peru FTA
Wednesday, 10.10.07
NFTC Expresses Strong Disappointment with NAMA 11 Paper
Wednesday, 10.3.07
Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Honored with NFTC World Trade Award
Wednesday, 10.3.07
House Majority Leader Hoyer Outlines “New Deal” on Trade
Tuesday, 9.25.07
Association and Company Letter to Congress on China
Tuesday, 9.25.07
NFTC Hails Committee Markups of U.S.-Peru Trade Agreement as Important Steps Toward Approval
Tuesday, 9.11.07
NFTC Commends Senate Finance Committee for Action on U.S.-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement
Monday, 9.10.07
NFTC Welcomes New Senior Vice President Catherine Bennett
Wednesday, 9.5.07
NFTC Applauds Senate Finance Committee for Scheduling Hearing on U.S.-Peru Trade Agreement
Wednesday, 9.5.07
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer to Keynote NFTC’s 93rd Annual World Trade Dinner
Thursday, 8.2.07
NFTC and Development Finance International Urge Congress to Recognize Need for World Bank Reform
Thursday, 8.2.07
Reforming Key International Finance Institutions for the 21st Century, Testimony of Diane Wilkens
Tuesday, 7.17.07
NFTC Commends WTO Chairmen for Issuing Texts on NAMA and Agriculture
Wednesday, 7.11.07
Promises and Perils: The U.S.-PRC Trade Relationship - Center for National Policy
Wednesday, 7.11.07
NFTC President Provides Outlook on Future of U.S.-China Economic Relations
Saturday, 6.30.07
NFTC Praises U.S. and South Korean Negotiators for Signing KORUS FTA
Thursday, 6.28.07
NFTC Applauds Signing of U.S.-Panama FTA
Tuesday, 6.26.07
The Future Global Trading System: Remarks to the 2007 Joint Operational Environment Seminar
Thursday, 6.21.07
NFTC Expresses Disappointment Over Outcome of G-4 WTO Talks
Wednesday, 6.13.07
NFTC Vice President of Trade and Export Finance Discusses the Impact of U.S. Trade Policy on State Economic Growth
Friday, 6.8.07
U.S. Business Groups Urge World Bank to Include International Business Community in Procurement Discussion
Tuesday, 6.5.07
Association's Letter to World Bank’ on Status Report, “Use of Country Systems in Bank Supported Operations"
Tuesday, 6.5.07
NFTC Letter to U.S. Governors: The United States and Global Trade: A State Legislator’s Guide to Maximizing Economic Opportunity through Trade"
Thursday, 5.31.07
President Bush Address United States Global Leadership Campaign
Tuesday, 5.29.07
NFTC Applauds New Congressional Efforts to Reform U.S. Food and Agriculture Policy
Tuesday, 5.15.07
NFTC Cites Importance of Trade to State Economies
Monday, 5.14.07
The United States and Global Trade: A State Legislator’s Guide to Maximizing Economic Opportunity through Trade
Monday, 5.14.07
NFTC Commends Congress and the Administration for Efforts to Achieve Bipartisan Trade Agenda
Thursday, 3.22.07
NFTC Urges Political Leadership on the Doha Negotiations
Friday, 2.23.07
NFTC Lauds New U.S.-Mexico Cross Border Trucking Pilot Program
Wednesday, 2.21.07
Summary of House Committee on Financial Services Hearing on H.R. 556
Monday, 2.12.07
NFTC Joins New Campaign to Urge Congress to Renew Trade Promotion Authority
Thursday, 2.8.07
Summary of Joint Economic Committee Hearing on Challenges Facing the Middle Class
Monday, 2.5.07
U.S. Exporters Endorse Ex-Im Bank Accounting Change
Tuesday, 1.30.07
NFTC Calls for Timely Renewal of TPA and Reform of Farm Programs
Monday, 1.15.07
U.S. and International Business Associations Urge Immediate Reopening of Doha Talks
Thursday, 10.12.06
USA*Engage and NFTC Release Trade and Engagement Report Card for 109th Congress
Tuesday, 3.8.05
NFTC Sets Trade and Investment Agenda
Tuesday, 7.20.04
Passage of U.S.-Morocco FTA in House & Senate Committees Should Spur Agreement Completion Before August Recess, Business Coalition Says