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News Articles

Click a link below to learn more about the Advocacy Center through various news articles:


"Uncle Sam Lends A Financial Hand", World Trade Magazine (32 KB)
Written by Richard Barovick

This January 2005 article by the World Trade Magazine highlights how new TPCC policies are adding tools to the Advocacy Center's list of services for small- and mid-sized U.S. exporters.


"U.S. Government Help on Foreign Bids", The China Business Review (66 KB)
Written by Paula Miller, Assistant Editor

The China Business Review, a publication of the U.S.-China Business Council, published this interview with Daniel J. Bloom, the Advocacy Center Director, about the Center's activities in China for the January-February 2005 issue.


"The Advocacy Center: A little-known U.S. Government agency carries big influence", World View (6.1 MB)
Provided by Amcham Shanghai at www.amcham-shanghai.org

The Advocacy Center has placed a strong focus on China, and this article describes the Advocacy Center and its efforts to support U.S. companies competing for opportunities in China.


"New Partnership Between Commerce & Ex-Im Bank", International Trade Finance Report, August 29, 2003 (68 KB)
Written by Dan Bloom, Advocacy Center Director

This article highlights a new cooperative relationship between the Advocacy Center and Ex-Im Bank to offer U.S. exporters U.S. Government financing commitment earlier in project competitions.


"The Advocacy Center: Let Us Work for You", AmCham Indonesia, July-August 2003 Edition (3.8 MB)
Written by Michael Ebel, Former Advocacy Center Intern

This article is a brief synopsis of a speech given to Amcham Indonesia members by LeeAnne Haworth, the Advocacy Center's Regional Manager for ASEAN and the Pacific Basin.


"The Advocacy Center, A Former ITFR Contributor is in Washington to Help You", International Trade Finance Report, September 30, 2002 (143 KB)
Written by ITFR Editor

This article is a brief question and answer about U.S. Government advocacy services with Advocacy Center Director Dan Bloom.


"Advocacy Helps the Indirect Exporter", Export America, June 2001 (7.7 MB)
Written By Patrice Williams, Advocacy Center Regional Manager for Latin America & the Caribbean Basin

This article details some of the benefits of U.S. Government advocacy for U.S. suppliers and subcontractors.


"Leveling the Playing Field: USDOC's Advocacy Center Goes to Bat for U.S. Business", Export America, February 2000 (7.7 MB)
Written By Ann Ngo, Former Advocacy Center Employee

This article offers an example of U.S. advocacy assistance, and it describes how U.S. Government advocacy support can help your company win projects overseas.


"Eyes of the Storm", Export America, February 2000 (8.1 MB)
Written by Jake Bright, Former Export America Employee

This article describes how the Advocacy Center assists not just large corporate giants but small- and medium-sized enterprises, too.