IPC Board of Directors Position Statement on Trade Policy

It is the policy of IPC -Association Connecting Electronics Industries to support a fair, open and rules-based international trading system that provides for a level playing field, equitable competition, and market access for all sectors of the electronic interconnection industry. IPC recognizes that the pursuit of these objectives should not interfere with a nation's right to assure its self defense. The arenas for establishing the level playing field and enforcing the rules of international trade include the World Trade Organization (WTO), bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, and other existing international trade laws that support this policy. IPC will support government legislation, regulations, and actions that establish, enhance and protect the rights of all participants in the electronic interconnection industry afforded within these international trading systems.

– IPC Board of Directors Position Statement on Trade Policy