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KEI Contributor – Phil Eskeland

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By Phil Eskeland Yesterday, the Department of Commerce released the latest monthly trade statistics, including information related to the 3rd Quarter services data (January through September). While most of the media and President Donald Trump focused on the near record-setting level of U.S. imports and the higher trade deficit globally, the trend with respect to…

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Region: Asia

December 6, 2017

By Phil Eskeland As President Donald Trump left Washington, D.C. to travel to Asia, the Department of Commerce released the latest set of trade data for the month of September.  The emphasis on boosting merchandise exports of U.S. manufactured goods and agricultural products remains a singular focus of the Trump Administration as it tries to…

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November 6, 2017

By Phil Eskeland Recently, the U.S. Department of Commerce updated their statistics on the role of foreign direct investment (FDI) in the United States.  The United States is still home to the largest amount of FDI in the world. South Korea continues to demonstrate its confidence in America by once again in 2016 increasing its…

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September 20, 2017

By Phil Eskeland Rumors flooded Washington over the Labor Day holiday weekend that the U.S. would soon withdraw from the Korea-U.S. Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA).  When President Donald Trump visited hurricane-damaged Houston, Texas on Saturday, he was asked by reporters about this development and responded that he would discuss the fate of KORUS with…

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Region: Asia

September 6, 2017