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NFTC president prepared to make case against trade restrictions to grow the U.S. economy

December 12, 2016 at 4:48 PM
National Foreign Trade Council President Rufus Yerxa this week expressed optimism about working with the incoming administration on its trade agenda but said NFTC and its members are prepared to argue against using trade-restrictive tools to achieve economic growth. Yerxa instead stressed a need for a comprehensive tax reform, workforce programs and infrastructure spending to increase U.S. competitiveness. “The reason I want to be optimistic is because I've seen this before in prior incoming administrations; there's a lot of dire...

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