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We’ll be ‘aggressive’ on Trade and Fix Bad Deals: Commerce Secretary Ross


Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross promised Friday he will take a proactive view on trade, with an emphasis on making sure the U.S. is getting good deals on the international stage.

In his first interview since being confirmed, the billionaire venture capitalist told CNBC that promoting employment and exports will be a primary focus.

“We’ll be aggressive on trade because we know that deals that have been made historically have resulted in the great loss of manufacturing jobs, a great amount of closed manufacturing businesses,” he said. “We don’t want that to continue.” Click here to read more.

Related: Impact of Federal Regulations on Domestic Manufacturing (Federal Register)