Also, by creating OTMP, the Trump Administration may be giving members of the nonwoven fabrics industry some new and unique opportunities to get more deeply involved in international trade policy issues moving forward.
The other Executive Order signed on April 29, EO 19797, establishes a new Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy (OTMP) consisting of a director, to be selected by the President, and such staff as deemed necessary by the Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff.
Specific OTMP responsibilities include advising the President, serving as liaison between the White House and the Department of Commerce and undertaking trade-related "special projects" as requested by the President; and helping to improve the performance of executive branch's policies regarding domestic procurement and hiring policies.
"There are some people in Toronto who think Northern Ontario is the Muskokas, and I'm quite impressed with the effort of OTMP
staff, who seem to have made a real concerted effort to involve everyone on the ground as much as possible."