19 May U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews Highlights Impact of Trans-Pacific Partnership at Footwear Trade Association Event
Today, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Commerce Bruce Andrews delivered remarks at the 2016 Footwear Distributors and Retailers Association (FDRA) Executive Summit. During his remarks, Deputy Secretary Andrews stressed the importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) and how the trade agreement would ensure our nation’s competitiveness in the 21st century global economy.
The Department of Commerce has been working with the FDRA to educate businesses, workers, and consumers on the benefits of trade. Currently, the FDRA is the oldest and largest footwear trade association, representing more than 100 companies and over 200 brands.