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New Online Tool Highlights Tariff Benefits of Free Trade Agreements For American Small Businesses


AES Broadcast  04/28/2011          Broadcast  #  2011026

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New Online Tool Highlights Tariff Benefits of Free Trade Agreements For American Small Businesses

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Today the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Commerce
Department's International Trade Administration and the Small Business
Administration unveiled the online Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Tariff
Tool to more than 100 businesses and associations.  It can be accessed
through www.export.gov/FTA/FTATariffTool.  The FTA Tariff Tool supports
the goals of President Obama's National Export Initiative (NEI) that
aims to double exports by the end of 2014 in support of several million
U.S. jobs.

Exporters now have an online resource that streamlines tariff
information for 85 percent of goods going to 20 markets with which the
U.S. has negotiated trade agreements.  This information has never
before been available free of charge online in one searchable database. 
This new tool makes it easier for small businesses to grow and prosper
through exports.  This website also contains an instructional video, a
quick start guide, and a user's manual.

For further information or questions, contact Mr. Justin Hoffman of the
International Trade Administration at 202-482-3895.
http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/index.html


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Source: FTDWebMaster, Foreign Trade Division, U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, D.C. 20233
Location: MAIN: AES:DOCUMENT LIBRARY
Created: 21 Sep 2010
Last modified: 26 September 2011 at 03:00:45 PM