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Congress should increase funding for and focus on trade enforcement at USTR and customs/border protection agencies.

In order to achieve economic recovery and an essential boost in the U.S. manufacturing sector, Congress should increase funding for and focus on trade enforcement at USTR and customs/border protection agencies—including with regard to IP theft, forced technology transfer, currency manipulation, counterfeiting, dumping, etc.—while heightening focus on countries, such as China, which continue to implement egregious mercantilist practices.