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The global value chains (GVCs), which encompass all activities involved in the production of goods and services on a global scale, have a complex role in trade, productivity, and economic… Continue reading
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AAPA Features Trade Policy for the Americas at the 2018 Spring Conference!
Trade policy will be featured of the opening afternoon of AAPA’s 2018 Spring Conference, March 20-21 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading
The global value chains (GVCs), which encompass all activities involved in the production of goods and services on a global scale, have a complex role in trade, productivity, and economic growth. As described in the Global Value Chain Development Report 2017, “today companies source parts, components and services from producers in multiple countries and in turn sell their output to firms and consumers worldwide.” While GVCs are seen as a vehicle for job creation, questions remain about the uneven distribution of these benefits – geographically, across industries, and socially.
Join us to hear a debate presenting opposing views on trade and GVCs, and how they affect employment, followed by a panel discussion featuring experts from the retail, automotive, agriculture, and services sectors, who will offer industry-specific examples and explore emerging trends, policies, and issues. Continue reading
This year’s WIIT Woman of the Year award was presented to EU Commissioner for Trade Cecilia Malmström. This award honors a woman who is well-known and highly respected in the profession of international trade. Evelyn Suarez had the privilege of presenting the award at a ceremony in Washington DC on April 24, 2017. Continue reading
Evelyn Suarez, Esq., a recognized U.S. customs lawyer, moderated a panel on Friday, October 21, 2016 for GetGlobal. The topic was how international traders and transportation companies are often confronted with complex and confusing customs and other government… Continue reading