Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Visits San Diego

pritzkerThe World Trade Center San Diego and Qualcomm invited the San Diego Chamber to attend a special event in order to learn how the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will impact the San Diego economy.

The TPP is an international trade deal negotiated by the Obama Administration and 11 other countries on the Pacific Rim and represents an ambitious agreement designed to lower barriers for U.S. exporters of goods and services by substantially cutting tariffs and implementing limits on non-tariff trade impediments.

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf and UC San Diego’s Dean of the School of Global Policy & Strategy Peter Cowhey were joined by a panel of local business leaders to discuss the importance of the TPP for the nation and San Diego.