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April 19th, 2019 by

NEWS For Immediate Release Washington, D.C. – On April 18, the United States International Trade Commission (USITC) released the report, “U.S.- Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors,” which found that the USMCA agreement would increase U.S. GDP by $68.2 billion and add 176,000 jobs. Small Business & […]

April 18th, 2019 by

  by Raymond J. Keating- According to the latest release from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, international trade continues to be a major question mark for the U.S. economy. In February 2019, both U.S. exports and imports inched ahead. Unfortunately, the trend over the past eight months regarding exports has been generally down, with […]

March 27th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The biggest question mark when it comes to policy and the U.S. economy is trade. And the latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis highlights the resulting problems. Exports (seasonally adjusted) were up slightly in January compared to December. January’s monthly exports came in $207.3 billion, which was off […]

March 6th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- If you mistakenly believe that trade deficits are bad for the U.S. economy, then you can’t be pleased with the trade deficits reported by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis for December 2018, and for all of 2018. In reality, though, trade deficits do not signal economic troubles. Instead, trade deficits […]

February 27th, 2019 by

On February 27, SBE Council president & CEO Karen Kerrigan joined a panel of experts for Neil Cavuto’s Coast-to-Coast on Fox Business to discuss the U.S.-China trade deal situation, the North Korea talks and their impact on the markets, small business and economy. Watch the segment here, or by clicking the image above.  

February 25th, 2019 by

SMALL BUSINESS INSIDER by Karen Kerrigan- On February 13, a diverse group of trade associations, businesses, and advocacy groups launched the “Pass USMCA Coalition,” an alliance advocating for the swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) by the 116th Congress. SBE Council is a member of this important coalition. (Read the media release about […]

February 13th, 2019 by

SBE Council joins “Pass USMCA Coalition” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Emily Troisi    (202) 471-4228, ext.120   emily@keybridge.biz WASHINGTON, D.C., February 13, 2019 — Today, a diverse group of trade associations, businesses, and advocacy groups launched the “Pass USMCA Coalition,” an alliance advocating for the swift passage of the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement during the 116th Congress. Pass USMCA […]

February 7th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- As federal agencies serving up data on the economy work to catch up after the partial government shutdown, the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis released its report on November trade numbers on February 6. The data told a troubling story in terms of both exports and imports. Exports fell in November, […]

January 26th, 2019 by

by Raymond J. Keating- China’s economic growth in 2018 registered 6.6 percent. If the U.S. were to experience such a level of growth, the reaction would be part euphoria, while others would speak dramatically about the economy “overheating.” But real growth of 6.6 percent in China was the slowest pace of growth in 28 years, […]

December 7th, 2018 by

by Raymond J. Keating- The latest report from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis tells us that monthly U.S. exportsdeclined in October, and came in below the high hit in May of this year.Meanwhile, imports increased slightly in October, after a larger jump higher inSeptember. As for the decline in exports, there seem to be […]

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