Buy America Laws Raise Hurdles in European Talks

Wednesday, 26 June 2013
Financial Times

Ron Young, a veteran Maryland legislator, says it was a “YouTube thing” that inspired him to push for the “buy America bill” enacted this year by his state.

… According to the National Foreign Trade Council (NFTC), a US business lobby that tracks state-level Buy America legislation, there has been a fourfold increase in such measures this year, from five bills introduced in 2012 to more than 20 in 2013.

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