Business

New USTR Report Highlights Counterfeiting Concerns

Three things were evident in the Office of the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) latest intellectual property (IP) report: China remains a problem child, IPR protection and enforcement has deteriorated in a number of countries, and online copyright piracy is a growing problem.

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Trade

Why Will TPP Be Different?

Less than 15 percent of U.S. apparel imports in 2015 were duty free, despite there being 14 free trade agreements in force with 20 countries. So why do policymakers think that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), once implemented, will be any different?

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