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Reducing trade tariffs on environmental goods is a worthwhile idea, but what constitutes the “good”?

The chemical industry is strongly committed to the protection of health, safety and the environment in its operations. ACC supported the inclusion of environmental objectives in recent U.S. bilateral...

Why American chemistry supports an ambitious U.S. trade agenda

For U.S. chemical manufacturers to succeed in today’s global economy, they must be able to compete effectively in international markets. This requires an ambitious trade agenda, including robust and...

Setting the record straight on TTIP

If you happened to see a copy of this press release last week, you might have been given the impression that ACC and its European counterparts were engaged in...

Regulatory cooperation under T-TIP: Greater efficiency, strong health and environmental protections

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) is a historic opportunity to promote economic growth and job creation, enhance U.S. competitiveness and expand consumer choice. But it’s also a...

3 reasons U.S. chemical manufacturers would welcome Japan to TPP negotiations

“This is our last chance. If we don’t seize it, Japan will be left out,” declared Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Able in a televised address last Friday, calling for...