Cheap Imports Got You Down? Fed May Help

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If you're a manufacturer suffering adverse effects from increased imports, financial assistance may be available through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) program at the U.S. Department of Commerce.

The TAA program concentrates on functional area(s) that will have the most impact on a firm's recovery and typically pays for 50% of outside services.

A word to the wise: TAA funds are limited to $9.5 million for fiscal year 1999. U.S. Economic Develoment Administration Trade Adjustment Assistance Web site; (202) 482-2127.

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