The NFTC Story: 1914-2014

The NFTC Story: 1914-2014

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Overview

There would be no American nation without foreign trade. This is the story of the National Foreign Trade Council, the oldest national trade association in the United States dedicated solely to international business issues. Founded in the Spring of 1914, just before the start of World War I, the history of the NFTC is a fascinating cavalcade of American foreign trade leadership, policy and domestic activity. Despite many challenges faced by America and the global trading system over the past century, the NFTC has remained steadfast and true to its founders' call for American businesses to work together to foster greater prosperity with their trading partners through greater trade, thereby forming a more peaceful world through closer commercial ties.

D. Geoffrey Gamble is Senior Counsel at the National Foreign Trade Council after a career in the Legal Department of the DuPont Comapny, culminating as Chief International Counsel and Director of International Government Affairs. He is also author of the History of the DuPont Legal Department. He served for many years as chair of the U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Council on Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals (ITAC3).

Nathaniel Wiewora is a PhD Candidate in the Department of History at the University of Delaware. His extensive original research into the archives of the National Foreign Trade Council at the Hagley Museum and Library in Wilmington, Delaware, provided much of the raw material for this book.

Editor James T. Wilkinson is Vice President for Strategy and Growth at the National Foreign Trade Council.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781457534867
Publisher: Dog Ear Publishing
Publication date: 11/11/2014
Pages: 156
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.44(d)

About the Author

D. Geoffrey Gamble is Senior Counsel at the National Foreign Trade Council after a career in the Legal Department of the DuPont Comapny, culminating as Chief International Counsel and Director of International Government Affairs. He is also author of the History of the DuPont Legal Department. He served for many years as chair of the U.S. Industry Trade Advisory Council on Chemicals and Pharmaceuticals (ITAC3).

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