New Export Promotion Working Group Extends Deadline for Member Nominations
The Department of Commerce has extended through Nov. 25 the deadline for nominations for membership on a new State and Federal Export Promotion Coordination Working Group under the Trade Promotion Coordinating Committee. The Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act requires the establishment of this working group and directs it to engage in the following activities.
- identify issues related to the coordination of federal, state, and local resources relating to export promotion and export financing
- identify ways to improve coordination of export promotion and export financing activities through the TPCC annual strategic plan
- develop a strategy for improving coordination of federal and state export promotion and export financing resources, including methods to eliminate duplication of effort and overlapping functions
- develop a strategic plan for considering and implementing the suggestions of the working group as part of the TPCC annual strategic plan
Members of the working group will include representatives from state trade agencies and local and municipal governments representing regionally diverse areas as well as representatives of the federal departments and agencies that are represented on the TPCC.