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New Report: Growing US Trade Deficit with China Results in 2.7 Million Job Losses

by Damien Tomkins
A briefing paper released August 23 by the Economic Policy Institute entitled "The China Toll" asserts that the US trade deficit with China has resulted in the elimination or displacement of more than 2.7 million US jobs over the course of ten years across all 50 states, the District of...
In the weeks that followed the March 11, 2011 Tohoku earthquake, tsunami, and nuclear meltdown, some warned that trade between Japan and the US would suffer. Others predicted that after an initial dip, trade would rebound and maybe see a boost in as Japan began reconstruction....
San Antonio municipal utility CPS Energy has partnered with two South Korean firms to build a series of solar photovoltaic power plants in what will be the largest municipal solar power field in the US. The plants will provide a total capacity of 400 MW of power when completed, enough to...
On July 13, more than 200 business leaders and top government officials, including Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, gathered in Siem Reap, Cambodia, for a conference to expand American business access and interest in Southeast Asia. Hosted by the US-ASEAN Business Council and the US...
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton commemorated the 20th anniversary of the Fulbright Program in Vietnam at the prestigious Foreign Trade University in Hanoi, Vietnam, highlighting several success stories of Fulbright alumni and noting the positive national security contributions of...

Asians outnumber Hispanics among new immigrants to the US

by Damien Tomkins
Asians are now the fastest growing immigrant group in the United States, according to a new report by the Pew Research Center. The steady rise of Asian immigration has coincided with a precipitous drop in the number of immigrants from Latin America, especially Mexico. In 2009, the number...
Americans in Japan represent a sizable share of country’s international population. In 2010, the Japanese government counted 50,667 registered foreigners from the United States living in Japan; a number that does not include over 33,000 military personnel and their dependents stationed...

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