Obama Budget Allots $612M To DOC For Trade Work

Law360, New York (March 4, 2014, 8:59 PM EST) -- The White House budget proposal released Tuesday would give the U.S. Department of Commerce more than $600 million to carry out its trade-related tasks, including promoting U.S. exports, attracting more foreign investment and enforcing export control regulations.

Of the $8.8 billion requested for the Commerce Department in President Barack Obama's budget proposal for 2015, about $612 million would go to support the agency's work on the trade front, which includes initiatives to bolster American exports and efforts to crack down on unfair trade practices.

“This budget...
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