APEC Forum yields more good news for U.S. exporters
The National Foreign Trade Council is among those groups now praising the progress made at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum this week on investment in environmental goods and services
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The National Foreign Trade Council is among those groups now praising the progress made at Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum this week on investment in environmental goods and services
Vice President Jake Colvin is commending leaders for committing to a set of policies that will encourage green growth and development across APEC member economies.
NFTC is particularly pleased by the commitment to reduce by the end of 2015 applied tariff rates to 5 percent or less on an APEC list of environmental goods, and encourage leaders to make clear the importance of developing a robust and concrete list of those goods in 2012.
This position should resonate with our readers who are hoping to catch a piece of the forecasted surge in U.S. exports:
“NFTC is also gratified to see leaders pledge to eliminate existing local content requirements that distort environmental goods and services trade in the region by the end of 2012, and refrain from adopting new ones.
About the AuthorPatrick Burnson, Executive Editor Patrick Burnson is executive editor for Logistics Management and Supply Chain Management Review magazines and web sites. Patrick is a widely-published writer and editor who has spent most of his career covering international trade, global logistics, and supply chain management. He lives and works in San Francisco, providing readers with a Pacific Rim perspective on industry trends and forecasts. You can reach him directly at [email protected]
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