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U.S. Small Businesses Get Boost from New Trade Agreements

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U.S. Small Businesses Get Boost from New Trade Agreements

By Karen Mills, Former SBA Administrator
Published: October 13, 2011

<p>America&#39;s small businesses need every possible opportunity to out-compete and out-innovate the rest of the world. &nbsp;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. &nbsp;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.</p>

About the Author:

Karen Mills

Former SBA Administrator

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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