NAM: Export, Employment Reports are Wakeup Call for Congress

October 2007
Metal Center News;Oct2007, Vol. 47 Issue 11, p62
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the reactions of the National Association of Manufactures (NAM) officials to the export and employment reports in Washington, D.C. NAM President John Engler stated that Congress should renew Trade Promotion Authority so that the country could open up more markets for U.S. exporters. NAM Senior Vice President for Policy, Jay Timmons, stated that the loss of manufacturing jobs is the outcome of Washington's failure to deal the external costs that make job creation expensive.


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