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GPEC position aligned with WTO ruling on tariffs

A ruling by the World Trade Organization earlier last week affirmed the position the Greater Phoenix Economic Council held in 2012, opposing the countervailing duties placed on Chinese-manufactured solar panels. The ruling by the World Trade Organization (WTO) counters the position taken by the International Trade Commission (ITC) in 2012, which imposed tariffs on Chinese-manufactured… Read More →

AZ Exporters Stand To Benefit If Congress Passes Russia PNTR Legislation

Russia PNTR

Russia PNTR Legislation could help create more jobs in Arizona Washington – Business Roundtable applauded the leadership of Senator John McCain for introducing bipartisan legislation, with three of his Senate colleagues, to provide permanent normal trade relations (PNTR) with Russia. When Russia joins the World Trade Organization (WTO) later this summer, exporters in Arizona and… Read More →

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona

China Trade Deficit Causes 50,000 Lost Jobs In Arizona Since 2001, the trade deficit with China has made a major impact on the United States. 2.8 million jobs have been lost, mainly in the manufacturing industry. However, now the deficit is hitting closer to home. Arizona itself has experienced a job loss of 50,000 jobs,… Read More →