30 Jun '15, 2pm

Congress approved #TPA last week and the President signed it into law yesterday. Here's why it matters via @eetimes

The Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is a major victory for free trade and the semiconductor industry, says CEO of the Semiconductor Industry Association. It’s no secret the semiconductor industry thrives on free trade. The customers, suppliers, and R&D providers chip companies rely on are located across the globe, from New York to New Delhi. Free and open access to global markets helps our industry spur economic growth, create jobs, and make new discoveries. Congress last week scored a major victory for free trade by approving an initiative called Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), which makes it easier for the United States to strike deals on free trade agreements. President Obama signed TPA into law earlier today (June 29). Enactment of TPA is a long-fought win for our industry and a major boon to consumers and the U.S. economy. In April, the SIA Board of Directors made a ...

Full article: http://www.eetimes.com/author.asp?section_id=36&doc_id=13...

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