Trade and Economic Agenda

Secretary Rubin testified that open trade and open markets at home and abroad are beneficial to the economy of the United… read more

Secretary Rubin testified that open trade and open markets at home and abroad are beneficial to the economy of the United States. Secretary Daley testified to the importance of the present plan of increasing exports from the United States. He also stated that it is necessary to prevent the U.S. from becoming the dumping ground of steel which is what the Commerce Department is working to prevent. He mentioned that the Commerce Department is working to fight corruption overseas. Ms. Barshefsky testified that the Clinton administration’s agenda is committed to fair and open markets. She talked about five agreements created to promote open trade. Secretary Summers testified that the root of economic problems in other countries is excessive borrowing, and the remedy is not increasing taxes. close

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Program ID:
119486-1
Category:
Senate Committee
Format:
Senate Committee
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jan 26, 1999
Last Aired:
Jan 28, 1999

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  • Jan 26, 1999 | 9:31am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 26, 1999 | 8:45pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 27, 1999 | 5:50am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 28, 1999 | 4:11pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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