Friday 25 April 2014
News updated at 1:17 PM IST
Weather
Max: 34.6°C
Min : 22.7°C
In Bangalore
Generally cloudy

Will crack down on China for unfair trade practices: Romney

Washington, Aug 21, 2012 (PTI)

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has said if elected he would crack down on the unfair trade practices of "cheaters like China" and would work to open new market for American goods.

"I want trade that works for America. That means we're going to open up new markets for our goods in Latin America and other places, and we're going to crack down on cheaters like China when they play on an unfair basis," Romney said yesterday during a campaign event in Manchester in New Hampshire.

Romney in his campaign speech was highly critical of the Afghan policy of US President Barack Obama.


"With regards to Afghanistan, I will do everything in my power to transition from our military to their military as soon as possible, bring our men and women home and do so in a way consistent with our mission, which is to keep Afghanistan from being overrun by a new entity that would allow Afghanistan to be a launching point for terror again like it was on 9/11," he said in response to a question from the audience.

"As opposed to having a president who thinks that government creates our economy and allows it to grow, I understand that it's free people and freedom that drive our economy, I'm going to do five things when I'm in Washington with Paul Ryan, five things we're going to do that are going to get this economy jump-started again," he said speaking on his vision to revive the economy of the country.

"We are going to take advantage of our energy resources, our coal, our oil, our gas, our renewables, even nuclear. Number one, energy. We got a lot of energy. Low-cost natural gas is going to bring manufacturing jobs back and, by the way, keep our utility bills down," he said.

"I'm going to make sure that our schools are second to none. We need our kids to have the skills to succeed," he added.

Observing that he wants to champion small business, he said, he wants to make it easier for entrepreneurs and innovators.

"I want the small businesses you work in to find it easier to hold on to capital so they can grow their enterprise. The President wants to raise taxes on small business," Romney said.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

A digital image called 'Venus, 1985' created by Andy Warhol retrieved from disk 1998.3.2129.3.22...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

Crew members of Colombian-registered sailing ship Gloria stand on the ship's masts during a...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

A rainbow appears over the sky of the city of Sao Paulo April 24, 2014. Sao Paulo is one of the...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

27 year old white polar bear Uslada shakes off water in her pool at the Leningrad Zoo in St...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

U.S. President Barack Obama waves from Air Force One as he departs Haneda International Airport...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

Singer-songwriter, Leslie Grace arrives at the 2014 Billboard Latin Music Awards on Thursday...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

A model of a pink fisherman and bicycle are positioned on a rock in the Irish Sea near the...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

Actress Emma Stone arrives for 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' premiere in New York April 24, 2014...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A girl leaps over headstones at the Jakarta War Cemetery following the ANZAC Day dawn service in...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

A fire-fighter walks past a school bus leaning against a eucalyptus tree after it veered off the...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523