Manufacturing Industry Leaders Come Together to Urge Currency Manipulation Fix

 

Media Advisory

Manufacturing Industry Leaders Come Together to Urge Currency Manipulation Fix


Washington, D.C. – On August 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM, leading manufacturing association presidents will participate in a press conference at the South Carolina State House in Columbia calling for government representatives to address unfair currency policies in ongoing international trade talks and future trade agreements, to protect American jobs and economic growth.

American Automotive Policy Council (AAPC) President Governor Matt Blunt,  American Iron and Steel Institute (AISI) President and CEO Thomas J. Gibson, and National Council of Textile Organizations (NCTO) President and CEO Augustine Tantillo will call for firm congressional action to help level the playing field and create jobs .


Who: Governor Matt Blunt, President – American Automotive Policy Council; Augustine Tantillo, President – National Council of Textile Organizations; Thomas J. Gibson, President and CEO – American Iron and Steel Institute

What: Address the need to include strong and enforceable currency manipulation disciplines in all future trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership, and the impact of such a rule on South Carolina’s tens of thousands of automotive, steel, and textiles jobs and the state’s overall economic growth.

When: Thursday, August 21, 2014 at 11:00 AM

Where: South Carolina State House – 1st Floor Rotunda 1100 Gervais Street, Columbia, SC 29201.

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