Protectionism

Offshore call center firm speaks out against outsourcing bill

Published by rudy Date posted on June 25, 2010

A new bill circulating through congress has one call center services provider up in arms. Senator Charles Schumer of New York recently authored a bill that would impose strict fees on businesses that outsource customer service operations to offshore providers. Hit Rate Solutions, a U.S based outsourcing company with contact centers in the Philippines is…

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HARTFORD: Legislative Committiee OK’s Call Center Rules

Published by rudy Date posted on April 5, 2010

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP)  — Unions and their allies in the General Assembly have cleared a first hurdle for legislation setting new rules for how telephone call centers are staffed.

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America’s tired protectionism

Published by rudy Date posted on September 20, 2009

Trade: President Obama has fired the opening salvo in a trade war with China by slapping 35% tariffs on its tires. But besides giving China a kick, this protectionism will harm Americans across the economy. Sec. 421 of the 1974 Trade Act, intended to control surges in imports.

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Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry opposes protectionist stance by RP

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2009

MANILA, Philippines – The Philippines should allow more foreign products to enter the market to help badly hit nations recover from the global financial crisis, the Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) said.

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Lamy reports rise in trade protectionism

Published by rudy Date posted on March 26, 2009

Geneva (Kanaga Raja) — There has been an increase in tariffs, new non-tariff measures, and more resort to trade defence measures such as anti-dumping actions by WTO Members since the start of this year, WTO Director-General Pascal Lamy said on Thursday.

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