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Current Trade Deficit:    
Obama Administration's China Trade Brain-Locke
Alan Tonelson
Monday, May 10, 2010
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"We believe increasing our exports to China - not limiting our imports from China - is the best way to address the trade deficit.”
–Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, May 4, 2010

The United States is concerned "about China's increasing use of industrial policies that may restrict market access and discriminate against foreign goods and services”.
–Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, May 4, 2010

Source: “US to increase exports to cut trade deficit,” by Tan Yingzi, The China Daily, May 4, 2010,

Alan Tonelson is a Research Fellow at the U.S. Business & Industry Educational Foundation and the author of The Race to the Bottom: Why a Worldwide Worker Surplus and Uncontrolled Free Trade are Sinking American Living Standards (Westview Press).