Export Trading Company Act of 1982

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Export Trading Company Act of 1982

Legislation in the United States that eased the ability for persons to form trade associations and other groups for exporters. The Act was intended to increase American exports.
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Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) has urged the Antitrust Modernization Commission not to recommend repealing the Export Trading Company Act, which provides a limited antitrust exemption for exporter associations.
NCFC has also joined the Joint Export Trade Alliance in support of the Export Trading Company Act and the Webb-Pomerene Act, two other provisions singled out by the Commission for study.
Congress used to enact the Export Trading Company Act of 1982.
When the Export Trading Company Act was passed in October 1982, exporting for entrepreneurs assumed a new meaning.