SelectUSA Day 3 Explores Infrastructure and Economic Resilience
On Day 3 of the SelectUSA Investment Summit, Deputy Secretary Don Graves from the U.S. Department of Commerce welcomed attendees and discussed the agency's priorities.
The "Infrastructure Investments and Repairing the Global Supply Chain" panel featured White House Senior Advisor Mitch Landrieu and four governors, namely Delaware Governor John Carney, Guam Governor Lourdes “Lou” Aflague Leon Guerrero, Puerto Rico 🇵🇷 Governor Pedro R. Pierluisi, and Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt who shared ongoing efforts to revitalize infrastructure in their states and territories.
United States Trade Representative Ambassador Katherine Tai spoke on American trade policy's goal to create new opportunities and higher living standards for families, farmers, manufacturers, workers, consumers, and businesses by opening markets worldwide. The US Economic Resilience panel, composed of Grant Harris, Andrea Albright, Dr. Anish Shah, and Dr. Michael Suess, focused on stabilizing supply chains and the global economy's transition to a post-pandemic era. EXIM Chair Reta Jo Lewis, Esq. discussed how EXIM supports American job creation, prosperity, and security through exporting.
President Biden also spoke to attendees, sharing his thoughts on why it's a great time to invest in the U.S., and a Keynote Luncheon featured Deputy Secretary Graves moderating a discussion on how the US Government is Investing in America Agenda is sparking investment and transforming communities in the United States.