White House Pushes for Trade Promotion Authority

The White House is working to build bipartisan support for Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), or “fast track” authority, to grant the president the power to negotiate trade pacts.


SBEA, NSBA Members Hear from Hon. Steven Preston

Recently, NSBA held its Small Business Congress where the Honorable Steven Preston, CEO of Livingston International, spoke about the importance of exporting to the U.S. economy and various tools available


U.S. Challenges China’s Export Subsidy Program

On Feb. 11, USTR Michael Froman released a statement announcing that the U.S. has filed a dispute with the World Trade Organization against China’s extensive export subsidy program.


Lawmakers Call for Currency Language in Trade Talks

There is growing bipartisan support in both the House and Senate for including strong, enforceable anti-currency manipulation provisions in the TPP agreement.



sonya pic 2 SBEA Spotlight: Sonya Kostadinova, Transcon Trading Co.

This month, the SBEA Spotlight features long-time member Sonya Kostadinova, owner, president and CEO of Transcon Trading Co., Inc. located in Columbia, South Carolina.