There are many ways to strangle communication. We can misinterpret, not pay enough attention, pay too much attention (to ourselves!), and of course assume. It is much too easy to do. A recent case in point is last
Congress addresses Chinese currency manipulation
By Jim Abrams The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s a political given that China’s economic assault has damaged American manufacturers and taken away American jobs. After years of trying, Congress is taking another stab at retaliating against what many see as Chinese manipulation of its currency to make its exports to the United States […]
Gary Locke swears in as U.S. Ambassador to China
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke formally resigned Monday, Aug. 1, and was sworn-in by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as U.S. Ambassador to the People’s Republic of China.
April 27–29: Commerce Secretary Locke leads five-member congressional delegation to Korea
U.S. Commerce Secretary Gary Locke led a congressional delegation to Korea to build support for the passage of the U.S.–Korea Trade Agreement (KORUS).
Past suggests little lasting harm to Japan economy
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Japanese economy has been staggered by an earthquake, a tsunami, and a nuclear crisis. But history suggests it will bounce back with no lasting damage.
Bellevue honored for India trade initiative
The U.S. Department of Commerce has honored Bellevue for its Initiative India, a special effort to boost trade in the region with India.