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International Business, Small Business, U.S. Exports

U.S. Exports: Helping Create an American Economy Built to Last

Reblogged courtesy of Ray Hays, Member of Arizona District Export Council.

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Francisco J. Sánchez is the Under Secretary of Commerce for International Trade.

Increasing U.S. exports is an essential part of shaping a healthier and stronger American economy.

This is a point that President Barack Obama made clear during his recent State of the Union Address, when he unveiled his “blueprint for an economy built to last.”  In the speech, the President outlined the four pillars that “an economy built to last” should be founded on:

  1. A new era for American energy, spurred by a commitment to homegrown and alternative energy sources;
  2. Equipping young people and workers with the skills needed to thrive in the 21st century economy;
  3. A renewal of the American values that demands fairness for all, and responsibility from all; and
  4. Supporting the manufacturing sector to create jobs and make more American products.

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About rayhays

Ray Hays is an international executive and Member of the District Export Council of Arizona. Ray has over 20 years experience in franchising management, international business development and small business growth. He has field experience in over 50 countries, working for global market leaders in the service sector. He holds an MBA from the Thunderbird School of Global Management and a BS from Georgetown University.

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