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Published: Sat, 27 May 2017 09:40:08 EDT

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Texas Delegation Visits Shanghai to Promote Trade and Business Investment

Fri, 26 May 2017 11:00:00 EDT

(image) AUSTIN, Texas, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas executives, economic developers and government officials visited Shanghai this week on a business development mission to promote strengthened economic ties between China and the Lone Star State. Led by Texas Secretary of State Rolando...



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Can Manufacturers Institute Asks Trump Administration to Exclude Tinplate Steel from Tariffs or Other Import Restrictions

Fri, 26 May 2017 10:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Can Manufacturers Institute (CMI) executive told the U.S. Commerce Department this week that tinplate steel, the material used to make food cans, should be exempt from tariff and other import restrictions because of the vital role it...



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GE Chairman and CEO Jeffrey R. Immelt To Be Honored as International Citizen of the Year

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:21:00 EDT

(image) HOUSTON, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As public discourse on globalization and competitiveness in global markets top national agendas around the world, the World Affairs Council of Greater Houston is proud to announce that Jeffrey R. Immelt, Chairman and CEO of GE, is being...



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La Cámara de Comercio de las Minorías anuncia una impresionante lista de oradores en la Conferencia Mundial de Municipios-Miami 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:08:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, 23 de mayo de 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- La Conferencia Mundial de Municipios 2017-Miami, reunirá líderes locales e internacionales este 26 de mayo a llevarse a cabo en el Hotel Intercontinental Doral ubicado en 2505 NW 87th Ave, Doral, FL 33172. El objetivo de este...



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Minority Chamber of Commerce Announces Impressive roster of speakers set to address May 26 World Municipality Conference-Miami 2017

Tue, 23 May 2017 23:00:00 EDT

(image) MIAMI, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- The World Conference of Municipalities 2017-Miami, May 26 will be at the Hotel Intercontinental Doral located at 2505 NW 87th Ave, Doral, FL 33172, will open doors of success for mayors and public officials in the areas of resources, pro...



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Retailers: 42 Million American Jobs and Family Budgets at Risk Under the Proposed Border Adjustable Tax

Tue, 23 May 2017 10:01:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Retail Industry Leaders Association Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Jennifer Safavian issued the following statement as the House Ways and Means Committee began its hearing examining the economic and consumer...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in New York Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:54:00 EDT

(image) SOUTHERN TIER, N.Y., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of more than 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations...



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Americans for Affordable Products Launches Local Campaign in Tennessee Ahead of Tuesday's Ways and Means Committee Hearing on Border Adjustment Tax

Mon, 22 May 2017 13:54:00 EDT

(image) NASHVILLE, Tenn., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Ahead of Tuesday's House Ways and Means Committee Hearing on the Border Adjustment Tax (BAT), Americans for Affordable Products (AAP), a national coalition of nearly 500 small businesses, retailers and trade associations...



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SOCMA Looks Forward to Working with Administration to Strengthen NAFTA

Mon, 22 May 2017 11:45:00 EDT

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., May 22, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today commends Robert Lighthizer, the newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, for taking quick action under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and...



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Dairy Industry Welcomes Swift Action by USTR Lighthizer to Launch NAFTA Modernization Efforts

Thu, 18 May 2017 18:15:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. dairy industry commended Robert Lighthizer, the newly confirmed U.S. Trade Representative, for taking swift action under the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA) to begin the process for...



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USW Urges Prioritizing Workers in Renegotiation of NAFTA

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:10:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --  United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today after the Administration notified Congress of its intent to begin the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreeme...



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Hoffa: Teamsters Will Continue To Fight For Workers' Needs As Part Of NAFTA 2.0

Thu, 18 May 2017 12:43:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa in response to the White House's issuance of a final NAFTA notification letter today that will lead to a renegotiation of the North American trade agreement in...



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Transportation Insight Shares Compliance Best Practices with Chicagoland APICS Members

Thu, 18 May 2017 10:27:00 EDT

(image) HICKORY, N.C., May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Transportation Insight, a global, multi-modal Enterprise Logistics Provider and end-to-end supply chain consultant, shares transportation compliance best practices for companies utilizing small package, less-than-truckload (LTL), truckload (TL)...



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50 U.S. Governors Join AJC Initiative to Support Israel, Fight BDS

Wed, 17 May 2017 16:51:00 EDT

(image) NEW YORK, May 17, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a profound display of bipartisan unity across the country, all 50 U.S. governors and the Mayor of the District of Columbia have joined an AJC initiative to affirm their rejection of the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement...



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Jolywood Sends Letter to United States International Trade Commission

Mon, 15 May 2017 09:49:00 EDT

TAIZHOU, China, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Jolywood (Taizhou) Solar Technology Co. Ltd. recently submitted a letter to the United States International Trade Commision (USITC) in response to US-based solar manufacturer Suniva's request for the USITC to launch an investgation into the...



IDFA Welcomes the Confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative

Thu, 11 May 2017 15:54:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Dairy Foods Association released the following statement by Michael Dykes, D.V.M., IDFA president and CEO, regarding the confirmation of Robert Lighthizer as U.S. Trade Representative: "IDFA and our dairy foods...



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Border Adjustment Tax to Cost Car Owners $160 More Per Year for Auto Repairs and Maintenance

Thu, 04 May 2017 10:59:00 EDT

(image) BETHESDA, Md., May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Auto Care Association warned lawmakers today that the proposed Border Adjustment Tax (BAT) on imports would significantly increase auto repair and maintenance costs for the average car owner in the United States. The BAT,...



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U.S. Tech Industry Exported $309 Billion in Products and Services in 2016, CompTIA Analysis Finds

Wed, 03 May 2017 09:30:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, May 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Exports of product and services by the U.S. technology industry totaled an estimated $309 billion in 2016, according to a new analysis released today by CompTIA, the world's leading technology association. The CompTIA Tech Trade...



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Frost & Sullivan's GIL 2017 Brazil: Building a Digitally Empowered Nation via Business Transformation

Fri, 28 Apr 2017 09:31:00 EDT

(image) SAO PAULO, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital strategies are transforming economies across the globe and Latin America is embracing these disruptive trends to match up with consumers' evolving digital lifestyle expectations and demands for new and innovative services. Discussing this...



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USW: Trade Actions on Aluminum Need to Focus on Real Problem

Thu, 27 Apr 2017 12:27:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- USW International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement in conjunction with the Trump administration's announcement of a Section 232 investigation on aluminum. The USW represents thousands of workers in the aluminum...



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