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Trade Policy Committee

A Conversation with the Chair, Daniel Ogden…

Q: What type of issues does the Trade Policy Committee pursue?

Daniel: The Trade Policy Committee is interested in issues that are in the “pre—legislative” stage and thus works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality.

Each of our committee members, on an ongoing basis identifies issues of either U.S. trade policy or foreign trade barriers that our Committee will "emphasize."

Q: Once you identify an issue, what happens next?

Daniel: We create three position statements for Legislative Committee action:

  • Issue of Emphasis
  • Recommendation of Trade Policy
  • Legislative Committee Effort

- See more at: http://districtexportcouncil.org/trade-policy#sthash.LdogECQP.dpuf

A Conversation with the Chair, Daniel Ogden…

Q: What type of issues does the Trade Policy Committee pursue?

Daniel: The Trade Policy Committee is interested in issues that are in the “pre—legislative” stage and thus works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality.

Each of our committee members, on an ongoing basis identifies issues of either U.S. trade policy or foreign trade barriers that our Committee will "emphasize."

Q: Once you identify an issue, what happens next?

Daniel: We create three position statements for Legislative Committee action:

  • Issue of Emphasis
  • Recommendation of Trade Policy
  • Legislative Committee Effort

- See more at: http://districtexportcouncil.org/trade-policy#sthash.LdogECQP.dpuf

A Conversation with the Chair, Daniel Ogden…

Q: What type of issues does the Trade Policy Committee pursue?

Daniel: The Trade Policy Committee is interested in issues that are in the “pre—legislative” stage and thus works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality.

Each of our committee members, on an ongoing basis identifies issues of either U.S. trade policy or foreign trade barriers that our Committee will "emphasize."

Q: Once you identify an issue, what happens next?

Daniel: We create three position statements for Legislative Committee action:

  • Issue of Emphasis
  • Recommendation of Trade Policy
  • Legislative Committee Effort

- See more at: http://districtexportcouncil.org/trade-policy#sthash.LdogECQP.dpuf

A Conversation with the Chair, Daniel Ogden…

Q: What type of issues does the Trade Policy Committee pursue?

Daniel: The Trade Policy Committee is interested in issues that are in the “pre—legislative” stage and thus works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality.

Each of our committee members, on an ongoing basis identifies issues of either U.S. trade policy or foreign trade barriers that our Committee will "emphasize."

Q: Once you identify an issue, what happens next?

Daniel: We create three position statements for Legislative Committee action:

  • Issue of Emphasis
  • Recommendation of Trade Policy
  • Legislative Committee Effort

- See more at: http://districtexportcouncil.org/trade-policy#sthash.LdogECQP.dpuf

The mission of the Trade Policy Committee is to identify and promote trade policies of the U.S. that will result in an increase in U.S. exports, enhancement of the competitive position of U.S. exporters, and improvement in the U.S. balance of trade. This mission includes both identifying foreign trade barriers that hinder U.S. exporters and exports, and identifying U.S. legislative and regulatory policies that are disincentives to exporting. This mission also includes the promotion of U.S. trade policies to that will increase the competitiveness of American exporters. The Trade Policy Committee focuses on issues that are in the “pre-legislative” stage and works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality.
 
 

 
A Conversation with the Committee Chair, Daniel Ogden . . .


Q: What type of issues does the Trade Policy Committee pursue?

A: The Trade Policy Committee is interested in issues that are in the “pre-legislative” stage and thus works closely with the Legislative Affairs Committee in an effort to make these trade policies a reality. Each of our committee members, on an ongoing basis, identifies issues of either U.S. trade policy or foreign trade barriers that our Committee will emphasize.


Q: Once you identify an issue, what happens next?

A: We create three position statements for Legislative Committee action:

1. Issue of Emphasis

2. Recommendation of Trade Policy

3. Legislative Committee Effort

 

1. Foreign Non-Tariff Trade Barriers. To view the results of a survey conducted by the National DEC of DEC members regarding foreign non-tariff barriers faced by DEC members, see Foreign Non-Tariff Trade Barriers Survey.

2. Export Control Reform

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