Quotations on Trade

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Now, if, as I think, writing should be, it's a kind of risky trade.
- Al Alvarez
(Keywords: Now, Trade, Writing)

To help U.S. workers, farmers and businesses, and America's long-term economic security, Congress should take decisive action to bring about fair trade with China, instead of squandering this opportunity on a weak Republican bill.
- Joe Baca
(Keywords: Opportunity, Action, America, Congress, Help, Republican, Security, Trade, Workers)

I hate to say it but I think it has become very obvious that our system for devising trade agreements, so very important to this country's functioning around the world, has not only broken, but it has broken completely.
- Xavier Becerra
(Keywords: Country, Hate, Obvious, Trade, World)

The most conservative man in this world is the British trade unionist when you want to change him.
- Ernest Bevin
(Keywords: Change, Conservative, Man, Trade, Want, World)

Here at home, when Americans were standing in long lines to give blood after the attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, we squandered an obvious opportunity to make service a noble cause again, and rekindle an American spirit of community.
- Joe Biden
(Keywords: Home, Opportunity, American, Americans, Blood, Cause, Community, Obvious, Service, Spirit, Trade, World)

Trade helps bring us products cheaply, but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost, and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that, either.
- Tim Bishop
(Keywords: Jobs, Productivity, Trade, Will)

I talked to a lot of employers who just are, are fearful of what's coming next out of Washington. It's all the spending, it's all the debt. It's their national energy tax, they want to call it cap and trade - more mandates, higher costs, more taxes. Their healthcare bill - more mandates, higher costs, higher taxes.
- John Boehner
(Keywords: Debt, Energy, Tax, Healthcare, Taxes, Trade, Want, Washington)

Certainly, Africa accounts for only l % of world trade, and we cannot assure our development on our own.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Development, Trade, World)

My mom is many times responsible for getting us all together, but we trade off at each other's houses. My brother and I are actors and are traveling a lot of our job.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Mom, Brother, Actors, Houses, Job, Trade, Traveling)

Possibly you are not aware of the fact that the largest sum given by any contributor to the fund is but a trifle when compared with the losses suffered by nearly all the firms in the cotton trade during the disastrous years of the American war.
- John Bright
(Keywords: War, American, Fact, Trade, Trifle, Years)

There is not in the world so toilsome a trade as the pursuit of fame; life concludes before you have so much as sketched your work.
- Jean de la Bruyere
(Keywords: Life, Work, Fame, Pursuit, Trade, World)

Some prices are just too high, no matter how much you may want the prize. The one thing you can't trade for your heart's desire is your heart.
- Lois McMaster Bujold
(Keywords: Heart, Desire, May, Trade, Want)

Every proper exertion has been made and will be continued to carry out the wishes of Congress in relation to the tobacco trade, as indicated in the several resolutions of the House of Representatives and the legislation of the two branches.
- Martin Van Buren
(Keywords: Congress, Legislation, Trade, Will, Wishes)

Putin has a lot at stake here and restoring the relationship with the United States, and there are already signs as Sandy mentioned that he's moving in the right direction to begin to ascertain that their trade with Iran is not used for the production of nuclear weapons.
- Frank Carlucci
(Keywords: Direction, Production, Right, states, Trade, United, Weapons)

Canada and the United States are also working at the World Trade Organization and in our own hemisphere with negotiations for a Trade Area of the Americas to try to help countries create a positive climate for investment and trade.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Positive, Canada, Climate, Countries, Help, Investment, states, Trade, United, World)

There is $1.4 billion a day in trade that goes back and forth across the border. That means millions of jobs and livelihoods for families here in Canada and for families in the United States.
- Paul Cellucci
(Keywords: Canada, Day, Jobs, states, Trade, United)

Japan's inexplicable lack of response to even consider a move to re-open their market to U.S. beef will sorely tempt economic trade action against Japan.
- Saxby Chambliss
(Keywords: Action, Inexplicable, Trade, Will)

We live in downtown Manhattan and we have pretty big windows that looked right at the World Trade Center. I was home along with Kai and we watched it all happen. I was holding him in my arms and we were looking out the window when the second plane hit.
- Jennifer Connelly
(Keywords: Home, Pretty, Right, Trade, Windows, World)

I've had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They're gaining markets the old-fashioned way - they're buying them.
- Kent Conrad
(Keywords: Strategy, Buying, Gain, Leaders, Old, Support, Trade, World)

You're asking the wrong girl about fame. I'm hardly famous. I wouldn't want to trade places with anyone else.
- Nikki Cox
(Keywords: Fame, Famous, Trade, Want, Wrong)

There is no question of the benefits that opening a market of a billion people will bring to American businesses. But as I said last year, this will test China and the world trade system.
- William M. Daley
(Keywords: People, American, Benefits, Question, Trade, Will, World)

Without wonder and insight, acting is just a trade. With it, it becomes creation.
- Bette Davis
(Keywords: Acting, Creation, Trade, Wonder)

I am a firm believer in free but fair trade. However the United States should not be on the losing end of trade agreements that are not enforced. It is time that we make China play fairly.
- Elizabeth Dole
(Keywords: Time, End, Losing, Play, states, Trade, United)

The Bush Administration and the Congress have to stop ignoring this crisis in international trade. The longer we ignore it, the more American jobs will move overseas. It's just that simple.
- Byron Dorgan
(Keywords: American, Congress, Crisis, Jobs, Trade, Will)

I speak for a lot of church groups, youth groups, schools, colleges and do personal appearances. I've done conventions and trade shows. A lot of different little hats.
- Donna Douglas
(Keywords: Church, Schools, Trade, Youth)

We've already seen how it's going to come in, in a truck, like it did at Oklahoma City at the Federal building or it's going to come in by plane, like it did at the World Trade Center.
- Richard Drew
(Keywords: Building, Trade, World)

With a strong domestic economy, low national unemployment at 5 percent, and increasing retail sales, the picture should look rosy. But one look at the trade deficit changes all of that.
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Keywords: Economy, Sales, Trade, Unemployment)

A key U.S. initiative in this trade war must be to develop reliable trading partners in the world.
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Keywords: War, Key, Trade, World)

As the U.S. trade deficit, and the portion of that deficit attributed to China, continue to grow, our own economy is at risk of losing its reputation as a leader in world trade.
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Keywords: Leader, Economy, Losing, Reputation, Risk, Trade, World)

But, we have had the debate in our country now for a number of years as to whether or not free trade agreements are good for economic growth and economic opportunity in creating jobs and lifting people out of poverty.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: People, Opportunity, Growth, Country, Debate, Jobs, Now, Poverty, Trade, Years)

This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: Development, Encouraging, Deep, First, Investment, Passion, President, Trade, Visit)

It's been six years since I have had a drink and I have two girls, and my priorities are a lot different now and I just can't believe I was that guy. And I would not go back, I would not trade the way I am now for anything.
- Brett Favre
(Keywords: Girls, Now, Priorities, Trade, Years)

Unfair trade agreements, passed by both Republicans and Democrats, have sent millions of jobs to other countries. We need to stop this hemorrhaging and find ways for American workers to compete in the new market.
- Russ Feingold
(Keywords: American, Countries, Democrats, Jobs, Republicans, Trade, Workers)

But then in April of 1985 the dollar began a sharp decline. The dollar's trade weighted value fell 23 percent in just 12 months and by a total of 37 percent by the beginning of 1988.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: April, Beginning, Months, Trade, Value)

The only way that we can reduce our financial dependence on the inflow of funds from the rest of the world is to reduce our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Financial, Dependence, Rest, Trade, World)

To finance this trade deficit, the U.S. has to borrow from the rest of the world or sell American assets like stocks, businesses, and real estate to the rest of the world.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Finance, American, Rest, Trade, World)

Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Change, Sensitivity, Trade, Uncertainty)

Unless the trade deficit shrinks, the combination of the trade deficit and the interest and dividend payments to foreigners will grow ever more rapidly.
- Martin Feldstein
(Keywords: Foreigners, Interest, Trade, Will)

Even before Europe was united in an economic level or was conceived at the level of economic interests and trade, it was culture that united all the countries of Europe. The arts, literature, music are the connecting link of Europe.
- Dario Fo
(Keywords: Music, Countries, Culture, Europe, Literature, Trade, United)

For the only way in which a durable peace can be created is by world-wide restoration of economic activity and international trade.
- James Forrestal
(Keywords: Peace, Trade, World)

China's idea of fair trade is government subsidies of its textile and apparel exports to the United States, currency manipulation, and forgiveness of loans by its government banks.
- Virginia Foxx
(Keywords: Forgiveness, Government, Idea, Apparel, Banks, Manipulation, states, Trade, United)

The rest of the world needs the US economy and financial system to recover in order for it to revive. We remain at the center of global economic activity with financial and trade ties to every region of the globe.
- Timothy Geithner
(Keywords: Financial, Economy, Needs, Order, Rest, Trade, World)

I don't think anyone sets out to malign poor people but certainly that's what we do through organizations such as the World Trade Organization, the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund.
- Bob Geldof
(Keywords: People, Poor, Trade, World)

I wouldn't trade the experiences I've had over the past 36 years for anything.
- Gil Gerard
(Keywords: Past, Trade, Years)

The trade union movement represents the organized economic power of the workers... It is in reality the most potent and the most direct social insurance the workers can establish.
- Samuel Gompers
(Keywords: Power, Reality, Trade, Workers)

The Clinton administration brought 65 cases from 1995 to 2000 before the World Trade Organization. The Bush administration has brought twelve. Twelve cases. They haven't even been able to stand up for our jobs.
- Jennifer Granholm
(Keywords: Jobs, Trade, World)

Some go on to trade schools or get further training for jobs they are interested in. Some go into the arts, some are craftsmen, some take a little time out to travel, and some start their own businesses. But our graduates find and work at what they want to do.
- Daniel Greenberg
(Keywords: Time, Work, Travel, Jobs, Schools, Trade, Training, Want)

All the principal people in the town are concerned in the slave trade, and their chief wealth consists in the number of slaves they possess; therefore there is little chance of the trade being, for many years, totally abolished.
- George Grey
(Keywords: People, Wealth, Being, Chance, Trade, Years)

If you make a treaty first with the United States and settle the matter of the opium trade, England cannot change this, though she should desire to do so.
- Townsend Harris
(Keywords: Change, Desire, EnglFirst, Opium, states, Trade, United)

If you review the commercial history, you will discover anyone who controls oriental trade will get hold of global wealth.
- James J. Hill
(Keywords: History, Wealth, Trade, Will)



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