In order to assure the PNTR
issue would receive the necessary attention and survive the reluctance of Congress, US companies took the initiative of "going beyond the MFN".
is also envisioned to connect and interoperate with the national trade repositories of other Asean member states to create the Asean Trade Repository (ATR) under the Asean Trade in Goods Agreement (Atiga).
bill also contains measures that put pressure on the White House to make sure that Russia abides by WTO rules.
The United States granted PNTR
to Albania, Bulgaria, and Cambodia
Further conveying this implication, in your own signed piece in the issue, "The Joys of PNTR
, According to the Fortune 500," you specifically refer readers to my article.
That a pro-union Democrat with a weak free-trade record like Rangel could support PNTR
shows how much the political dynamics over trade have changed in the United States and why passage of the measure was never really in jeopardy.
People don't fully realize his role," says Congressman Barney Frank, who opposes PNTR
but is lavish in his praise for Levin.
W&WP: In light of the United States' huge furniture trade deficit with China, how can PNTR
help the American furniture industry?
We believe strongly that PNTR
will not only benefit the U.
It's often implied that China cannot become a WTO member unless Congress grants PNTR
Proponents are urging support for legislation that provides China with PNTR
status, ending the annual congressional debates on China trade.
would guarantee Chinese goods the same low-tariff access to US markets as products from nearly every other nation.