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Gallup: More Americans than ever see trade as 'an opportunity for economic growth'

February 17, 2017
Despite the anti-trade rhetoric that was so prominent throughout the presidential campaign last year, more Americans than ever view foreign trade in a good light, according to a new poll. Gallup says 72 percent of Americans “see foreign trade as an opportunity for economic growth.” That's up big from last year, when just 58 percent saw it as a positive. “Foreign trade was a major theme of the 2016 presidential election, with Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders having denounced trade...

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