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October 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Trade Pact With United States Signed: After signing a general agreement on trade talks with members of the Assn. of Southeast Asian nations, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will now begin to negotiate specific pacts designed to expand American economic ties with Singapore and the other nations in the group. U.S.
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October 25, 1997 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Diego businessman Richard Franke didn't even bother stopping in Bangkok on a trip to Asia earlier this month. This summer's 40% plunge in the Thai baht had priced his firm's blood pressure monitors out of that market. Instead, he went to Malaysia to help out a new distributor shaken by that country's similar woes. And now he is closely monitoring the Hong Kong stock market, looking for signs of problems that would threaten his sales to mainland China.
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October 25, 1997 | EVELYN IRITANI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
San Diego businessman Richard Franke didn't even bother stopping in Bangkok on a trip to Asia earlier this month. This summer's 40% plunge in the Thai baht had priced his firm's blood pressure monitors out of that market. Instead, he went to Malaysia to help out a new distributor shaken by that country's similar woes. And now he is closely monitoring the Hong Kong stock market, looking for signs of problems that would threaten his sales to mainland China.
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July 22, 1996 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a nascent pro-democracy movement gathers strength here, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson on Sunday offered high-profile support for the country's key opposition figure, who has come under increasing pressure from the Indonesian government. Jackson, visiting Jakarta largely to publicize a campaign pressing U.S.
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July 12, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Monday bluntly warned the nations of East Asia that they should not count on expanding exports to the United States and should start trying to sell more goods elsewhere in the world. "To ensure future growth, our trading partners must turn also to other markets or to domestic expansion," Shultz said in what U.S. officials described as a major policy speech on future economic relations with Asia. "The U.S. market is . . .
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July 25, 1995 | From Associated Press
The Clinton Administration, pushing to make economics the centerpiece of its foreign policy, said Monday that it is expanding its target list of major export markets to include Vietnam and five other rapidly growing Asian economies. The Administration's list of "Big Emerging Markets" will be expanded to include members of the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown announced.
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December 16, 1991 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A team of American ambassadors to Southeast Asian capitals has come home to sound the alarm: U.S. industry is being outflanked and outsmarted by the competition in Asia, and if it doesn't act soon it will miss strategic opportunities. At stake is more than commercial interest, they suggest. As the U.S. military begins to trim forces in the region and prepares to withdraw from the Philippines, strong economic ties will be essential in maintaining American leadership in Asia.
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July 22, 1996 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
As a nascent pro-democracy movement gathers strength here, U.S. civil rights leader Jesse Jackson on Sunday offered high-profile support for the country's key opposition figure, who has come under increasing pressure from the Indonesian government. Jackson, visiting Jakarta largely to publicize a campaign pressing U.S.
BUSINESS
July 25, 1995 | From Associated Press
The Clinton Administration, pushing to make economics the centerpiece of its foreign policy, said Monday that it is expanding its target list of major export markets to include Vietnam and five other rapidly growing Asian economies. The Administration's list of "Big Emerging Markets" will be expanded to include members of the Assn. of Southeast Asian Nations, Commerce Secretary Ronald H. Brown announced.
BUSINESS
December 16, 1991 | KARL SCHOENBERGER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A team of American ambassadors to Southeast Asian capitals has come home to sound the alarm: U.S. industry is being outflanked and outsmarted by the competition in Asia, and if it doesn't act soon it will miss strategic opportunities. At stake is more than commercial interest, they suggest. As the U.S. military begins to trim forces in the region and prepares to withdraw from the Philippines, strong economic ties will be essential in maintaining American leadership in Asia.
BUSINESS
October 14, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Trade Pact With United States Signed: After signing a general agreement on trade talks with members of the Assn. of Southeast Asian nations, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative will now begin to negotiate specific pacts designed to expand American economic ties with Singapore and the other nations in the group. U.S.
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July 12, 1988 | JIM MANN, Times Staff Writer
Secretary of State George P. Shultz on Monday bluntly warned the nations of East Asia that they should not count on expanding exports to the United States and should start trying to sell more goods elsewhere in the world. "To ensure future growth, our trading partners must turn also to other markets or to domestic expansion," Shultz said in what U.S. officials described as a major policy speech on future economic relations with Asia. "The U.S. market is . . .
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