Export Boost Key To Fueling Job Market: USTR

Law360, New York (January 29, 2010, 3:10 PM EST) -- U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk has hailed President Barack Obama's call for a boost in U.S. exports to foster domestic employment opportunities, saying an aggressive trade policy that increases such exports is key to supporting American job creation.

Following President Obama's State of the Union address on Wednesday, Kirk — speaking at the Black Enterprise Wal-Mart Economic Forum in Washington on Thursday — praised the president's emphasis on jobs and the link between trade policies and employment.

“If done right, President Obama and I firmly believe...
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