Ten Months to Go: Can Obama Really Double Our Exports By Then? May 6, 2014Posted by geoff in News.
The Bureau of Economic Analysis released their report on international trade this morning, giving us our monthly chance to see how progress President Obama has made on his promise to double exports by next January. We’re in the last 10 months of the 5 years he gave himself to do this, so I’m sure you can feel the excitement mounting as much as I. Here’s how he’s doing:
I’d say he doesn’t have a prayer of making it – in fact, he’ll be lucky to get halfway there. And reaching only 50% of his promise gives him an F.
Pretty much locked in at this point, except for one little detail. The BEA is planning to make a major overhaul to their reporting in June. Could this be an 11th hour attempt to save the president?