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Stephen Olson at Chinese Development Institute Conference


 Clyde Prestowitz giving presentation to CDI...


Steve Olson teaching trade negotiations at the Mekong Institute...


Stephen Olson to speak at upcoming workshop organized by the International Institute for Trade and Development on 

"Economics of GMS Agricultural trade in goods and services towards the world market"

Chiangmai, Thailand Sep 8-12.

(04/24/2010) Prestowitz Discusses Trade and China at Pittsburgh Summit

Pittsburgh Tribune Review
April 24, 2010 Saturday

Summit in Cranberry blasts policies that cost jobs

Kim Leonard

The nation's small and medium-sized businesses and their owners are frustrated by government policies.

An example: trade policies that make it easy for multinational corporations to move goods and jobs and kill business for domestic manufacturers who don't want to move production offshore.

That opinion is unpopular in Washington, said David Frengel, an executive at precision metal products maker Penn United Technologies Inc., on Friday.

But it was a oft-expressed sentiment among the 100 manufacturers and others who spent a day talking about how Western Pennsylvania companies can export more products, while building the region's stock of family-supporting jobs.

Click Here to read the entire article at the Pittsburgh Tribune Review.

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