From the moment he took the oath of office, President Obama has made one thing clear: his administration would be dedicated to putting Americans back to work across the country. In his first State of the Union address on Jan. 27, the president reaffirmed that commitment - and pointed to the potential of trade to support millions of jobs for American workers. Specifically, the president set a goal: to support 2 million American jobs by doubling American exports over the next five years.
At a press conference, United Fishermen of Alaska said the Chilean farmed salmon industry is overproducing pen-reared fish and flooding the U.S. market, underselling fishermen here and driving prices down.
A group of commercial fishermen is leaning on the federal government to restrict imports of farmed salmon from Chile into the United States.
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