U.S. Small Businesses Get Boost from New Trade Agreements
by Karen Mills, Former SBA Administrator
- Created: October 13, 2011, 7:29 am
America's small businesses need every possible opportunity to out-compete and out-innovate the rest of the world. Last night, Congress opened more doors for our small businesses by approving trade agreements that will reduce and eliminate many barriers to some of the fastest-growing international markets. These agreements cut tariffs and red tape for our small exporters, helping increase U.S. exports by billions of dollars each year and supporting tens of thousands of new, good-paying jobs here at home.
About the Author
Karen Gordon Mills is the Former Administrator of the U.S. Small Business Administration. The SBA helps both Main Street and high-growth small businesses get access to capital, counseling, federal contracts, disaster assistance and more.
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