Trade

Local News
9:47 am
Thu January 22, 2015

US Secretary Of Commerce Talks Jobs And Trade In Charlotte

US Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker
Credit Courtesy of the US Department of Commerce

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce made a stop in Charlotte Wednesday. She answered questions from business leaders and students at a symposium in uptown. It was an event sponsored by the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. Before she took the stage she sat down to talk with WFAE’s Tom Bullock.

Charlotte Talks
12:00 am
Thu April 4, 2013

Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer

Gary Doer, Canada's Ambassador to the US

You may not think of Canada as a major player in Charlotte and North Carolina's economy. But North Carolina sells more goods to Canada than to any other foreign country in the world. And hundreds of thousands of North Carolina jobs depend on trade with Canada. Here in Charlotte, there are 71 Canadian firms operating and 10 US headquarters for Canadian companies. We'll be joined by the Canadian Ambassador to the US to talk about Charlotte and North Carolina's relationship with Canada, as well as the United States' close relationship with our neighbor to the north when it comes to defense, economy and trade, energy and the environment, when Charlotte Talks.

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