USTR Taps Jim Sanford For Small-Business Czar

Law360, New York (January 22, 2010, 2:47 PM EST) -- Less than three months after committing to increasing exports for small- and medium-sized businesses, U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has designated an assistant U.S. trade representative for small business, market access and industrial competitiveness.

Kirk announced the new title of Jim Sanford, previously the AUSTR for market access and industrial competitiveness, on Thursday during a USTR conference titled “Jobs on Main Street, Customers Around the World: A Positive Trade Agenda for U.S. Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises.” The conference was part of a weeklong series of programs...
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