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Global Automakers' members help build a dynamic American automobile industry. Thanks to the investments of our members in the U.S., this dynamism is seen in states like Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Alabama, California, and Michigan. Our members continue to help the U.S. maintain its leadership and global competitiveness.

Global Automakers support the adoption of free trade policies as it leads to expanded competition and improved consumer choice. The Association advocates for open investment and the removal of trade barriers.

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ARLINGTON, Va. October 1, 2007 – The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) today affirmed its support for the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (KORUS FTA) following a recent analysis issued by the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC). AIAM’s support for this agreement is consistent with its historic advocacy of free trade, the removal of trade barriers and the expansion of open investment policies.


ARLINGTON, Va. (June 6, 2007) – The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM) today announced U.S. investment by its members – international automakers such as Honda, Hyundai, Nissan, Subaru and Toyota – rose to $35.5 billion in 2006. AIAM’s annual investment and economic update also found that its members currently employ 92,500 Americans and support an annual payroll of $6.3 billion. Last year, AIAM members built 3.4 million cars and trucks in the United States, accounting for 31 percent of all U.S. production.


March 16, 2006

The Honorable Byron Dorgan
United States Senate
322 Hart Senate Office Building
Washington, D.C. 20510

Dear Senator Dorgan:

I am writing to address some of the statements made at the Democratic Policy Committee meeting on February 17 on “Trade Policy and the U.S. Auto Industry.” The Association of International Automobile Manufacturers, Inc. (AIAM) would like to take this opportunity to correct the record and put these issues into perspective.


Comments for the record of the House Committee on Ways & Means Hearing on U.S.-Japan Economic and Trade Relations.


Letter urging the inclusion of H.R.1121, a bill to repeal the Continued Dumping and Subsidy Offset Act (CDSOA), in the miscellaneous trade bill.


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