Trade Benefits America

Trade agreements are good for the U.S. economy.

Trade Benefits by State

International trade and investment supports jobs and economic growth in every state. Learn more about how your state benefits on our interactive map.

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USTR: “TPA Puts Congress In The Driver’s Seat”

In testimony today before the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means Committees on the 2015 U.S. trade policy agenda, U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman said:

On TPA Putting “Congress In The Driver’s Seat” …

America’s Agriculture Industry Thrives on Trade

The United States is the world’s leading exporter of agricultural products. The U.S. agriculture sector depends on exports even more than the overall U.S. economy does

Wisconsin State Journal: Give Obama Authority on Trade Deals

You don’t often hear U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan say he “agrees with every word” of something the president says. So let’s highlight and encourage this moment.

San Francisco Chronicle: California will be a winner if Congress blesses a Pacific trade treaty

From strawberries to software, California’s exports total more than the size of the state’s overall budget. The Bay Area alone counts $25 billion-plus in overseas shipments.

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Trade Spotlight

Trade and U.S. trade agreements create economic growth and jobs in the United States. Congressional passage of modernized Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation is critical for advancing current U.S. trade negotiations – the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership and the Trade in Services Agreement – and future U.S. trade agreements.

Report by TechAmerica. TechAmerica Foundation proudly presents our 2014 edition of Tech Trade in the States: A State-by-State Overview of International Trade of Tech Goods. It provides 2012 data on tech trade at the national level and export data for all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. The report also provides an estimate as to the number of jobs that are supported by export activities.