Vacant Int'l Trade Posts Hinder Programs: Attys

Law360, New York (September 14, 2009, 5:39 PM EDT) -- More than seven months into the Obama administration, numerous posts in the federal government dealing with international trade have yet to be filled, and while it's not unusual for such posts to take some time to fill, the number of vacancies has slowed the progress of some trade initiatives, according to attorneys.

There remain trade-related vacancies in several departments, including the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, the Department of Commerce, the Department of the Treasury and the Department of State. In some cases, President Barack...
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