NFTC Applauds Announcement of New U.S.-Canada Security, Trade and Investment Initiatives
Washington DC – The National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC) welcomed the announcement by President Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Friday of two new U.S.-Canada initiatives – the Beyond the Border (BTB) Action Plan and the Regulatory Cooperation Council (RCC) Action Plan – aimed at furthering cooperation on trade, investment, emergency preparedness and security. The NFTC released the following statement.
"We welcome these new initiatives, as they show a real commitment by both countries to advance bilateral partnership on all of these key issues. Efforts to enhance cooperation on trade and investment, in particular, will benefit businesses and workers in both countries and help support economic growth and job creation.
"We commend the U.S. and Canadian governments for their continued work and urge them to press on in their efforts to promote transparency and efficiency in trade and investment policies."
Advancing Global Commerce for Nearly A Century- The National Foreign Trade Council (www.nftc.org) is a leading business organization advocating an open, rules-based global trading system. Founded in 1914 by a broad-based group of American companies, the NFTC now serves hundreds of member companies through its offices in Washington and New York.
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