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San Diego & EDC in the News

April 4, 2017 - USA Today

Why trade continues to make headlines under Trump

In USA Today, EDC's Nikia Clarke offers insight on the impact of trade deals on small to medium-sized firms in the U.S.

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April 1, 2017 - The Street

Trump Trade Actions More Measured Than Campaign Talk, Goals Unclear

President Trump signed two executive orders on trade on Friday - one instructing the Commerce Department and U.S. Trade Representative to examine the United States trade deficit. WTC San Diego executive director and EDC vice president Nikia Clarke offers commentary in The Street.

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March 28, 2017 - Los Angeles Times

A trade war is brewing in the white house between rival camps

WTC San Diego executive director and EDC vice president Nikia Clarke was included in this LA Times piece about the impact of Trump's trade policy.

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March 6, 2017 - Dossier

Hemispheres' Dossier: San Diego

United Airlines' in-flight magazine Hemispheres featured San Diego in its economic development series Dossier, highlighting the region's strong commitment to "innovation, entrepreneurship and quality of life."

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February 17, 2017 - Politico

How San Diego Built A Bridge Across the Wall

Politico explains: "For the people who do business in Tijuana and San Diego, talk of barriers—whether it’s tariffs or even “big beautiful walls”— is anathema. They know that the health of their “mega region,” as San Diego’s Republican Mayor Kevin Faulconer calls it, depends on enhancing the economic integration of the two cities that collectively boast a population of 5 million."

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Interview Opportunities
San Diego Regional EDC has access to a variety of companies, experts and researchers who can discuss a wide range of topics with the media. 
For media inquiries:

Sarah Lubeck
(619) 234-8484
sl@sandiegobusiness.org.