U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says current export taxes are preventing companies in North Carolina and elsewhere from doing more business with Pacific Rim nations that are part of a new trade agreement. Critics of the deal say it could hurt businesses in North Carolina.
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says current export taxes are preventing companies in North Carolina and elsewhere from doing more business with Pacific Rim nations that are part of a new trade agreement. Critics of the deal say it could hurt businesses in North Carolina. MANDEL NGAN AFP/Getty Images
U.S. Commerce Secretary Penny Pritzker says current export taxes are preventing companies in North Carolina and elsewhere from doing more business with Pacific Rim nations that are part of a new trade agreement. Critics of the deal say it could hurt businesses in North Carolina. MANDEL NGAN AFP/Getty Images

Pacific trade deal may be tough sell in N.C.

October 26, 2015 02:00 AM