Exports, Investment Top Priorities For Commerce Nominee

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 5:03 PM EST) -- President Barack Obama's nominee for a top U.S. Department of Commerce position told the Senate Banking Committee on Tuesday that he hoped to use his post to boost U.S. exports, especially by smaller American businesses, and make the U.S. more desirable for foreign investment.

Arun M. Kumar, Obama's pick to serve as assistant secretary of Commerce for global markets and director general of the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, testified in front of the Senate Banking Committee and laid out what some of his goals would...
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