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Senior U.S. Congressional Trade Counsel Stephen Claeys Joins Wiley Rein

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Wiley Rein LLP announced today that Stephen J. Claeys has joined as a partner in the renowned International Trade Practice. Mr. Claeys brings to the firm 25 years of experience advising members of Congress, senior White House and U.S. Department...

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SOCMA Congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney on Appointment to White House Office of Management and Budget

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 16:12:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today congratulates Representative Mick Mulvaney of South Carolina on being named Director of the White House Office of Management and Budget. SOCMA Managing...

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Teamsters Support Resolution To Renegotiate NAFTA

Thu, 16 Feb 2017 10:45:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union applauds the introduction of a resolution by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-Ore.) calling for the start of the renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). The resolution outlines a number of key...

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California Wine Exports Reach Record $1.62 Billion in 2016

Tue, 14 Feb 2017 08:59:00 EST

(image) SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. wine exports, 90% from California, reached $1.62 billion in winery revenues in 2016, a new record.   Despite challenges from a strong dollar, winery revenues were up 1% from 2015.  Volume was 412.7 million liters or 45.9 million c...

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Dairy, Ag Groups Urge President Trump to Raise New Canadian Milk Pricing Scheme Issue in Meeting with Prime Minister Trudeau

Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:45:00 EST

(image) ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 13, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. dairy sector is urging President Donald Trump to discuss Canada's protectionist milk pricing policy during Monday's meeting with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. The National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF), the U.S....

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Members of Christians United for Israel Head to Austin in Support of Anti-BDS Legislation

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 12:17:00 EST

(image) SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Thursday, members of Christians United for Israel (CUFI), the nation's largest pro-Israel organization, will join with Texas state legislators Sen. Brandon Creighton (R-4) and Rep. Phil King (R-61) to lobby elected officials in...

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Census Bureau: Top Five U.S. Trading Partners in Goods in 2016: China, Canada, Mexico, Japan and Germany

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 15:15:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S. Census Bureau and the Bureau of Economic Analysis issued full year 2016 U.S. international trade in goods and services data. The top five countries based on trade in goods in 2016 were China, Canada, Mexico, Japan and...

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IBM Launches Blockchain Initiative with Dubai Government Agencies and Enterprises on IBM Cloud

Tue, 07 Feb 2017 08:00:00 EST

(image) DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and ARMONK, N.Y., Feb. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) today announced a blockchain initiative with Dubai Customs, Dubai Trade, advancing Dubai's government blockchain strategy. As part of the initiative, IBM is also working with leading businesses...

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At GAI: How are Trump policies likely to affect investments in global agriculture?

Mon, 06 Feb 2017 12:09:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Feb. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- At the ninth annual flagship Global AgInvesting (GAI) conference, here April 18-21 at the Grand Hyatt, expert speakers will address how the policies of President Trump's administration – including the withdrawal from the TPP (Trans-Pacific...

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USW: Decision by International Trade Commission Will Help Restore Fair Pricing for Off-the-Road Tires

Fri, 03 Feb 2017 16:08:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Feb. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today after the U.S. International Trade Commission, on a 5-0 vote, found that imports of certain new pneumatic off-the-road tires are causing material injury to U.S....

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Cartica Management, LLC impulsa a Reguladores, a la Bolsa de Valores y Emisoras mexicanas a abolir prácticas poco favorables para los accionistas y disposiciones de sus estatutos

Wed, 01 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, 1 de febrero de 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartica Management, LLC ("Cartica"), firma global y líder en la administración de activos alternativos centrada en la gestión activa de acciones de mercados emergentes, hoy hizo público los desafíos de dos prácticas implementadas por muchas...

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USW Notes New EPI Report: U.S.-China Trade Deficit Resulted in 3.4 Million Lost American Jobs; Every State and Congressional District Impacted

Tue, 31 Jan 2017 08:00:00 EST

(image) PITTSBURGH, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following prepared statement at a press conference today where the Economic Policy Institute (EPI) released a study outlining the jobs lost from the...

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Cartica Management, LLC Urges Mexican Regulators, Exchange and Issuers to Abolish Shareholder-Unfriendly Practices and Charter Provisions

Mon, 30 Jan 2017 09:00:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Cartica Management, LLC ("Cartica"), a leading global alternative asset management firm focused on active ownership in emerging markets equities, today went public with its challenges to two practices implemented by many Mexican companies that...

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AJC Statement on Cancelled Meeting of Presidents Peña Nieto and Trump

Thu, 26 Jan 2017 15:40:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Jan. 26, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AJC is deeply disappointed by the cancellation of the meeting between President Donald J. Trump and Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto. The two leaders were set to meet at the White House on January 31. It was fitting that among the...

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Statement By The Canadian American Business Council On Canada/US Trade And Border Relations

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:50:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- "As Canada and the U.S. engage in discussions about the future of  the North American Free Trade Agreement and management of our common border, the CABC is pleased to offer our top ten suggestions for how to grow the economy&nb...

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Canada 150th Anniversary Celebration in New Mexico

Wed, 25 Jan 2017 10:09:00 EST

DALLAS, Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- New Mexico's international trade with its third-largest export market will be the topic of discussion at a press conference at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26 at the Rotunda of the State Capitol in Santa Fe with the Consul General of Canada,...

Flight Attendant Union Encouraged by President's TPP Policy, Urges Action on Global Aviation Agreements

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 13:05:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Statement by Sara Nelson, International President of the Association of Flight Attendants-CWA, AFL-CIO (AFA) on President Trump's executive order to withdraw from the negotiating process of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

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Hoffa: Withdrawal From TPP The Right Choice For U.S. Trade Policy

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 12:21:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on President Donald Trump signing an executive order to formally withdraw the United States from the Trans Pacific Partnership. "Today, President Trump...

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Kevin Wolf, Leading Architect of U.S. Export Control Reform, Joins Akin Gump

Mon, 23 Jan 2017 10:40:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin J. Wolf, a former senior U.S. Department of Commerce official who served for the past seven years as Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, has joined Akin Gump as a partner in its international trade practice in...

Regal ideas Inc. wins 2017 Best of IBS Award

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 07:00:00 EST

(image) Aluminum Railing Leader wins industry award for Most Innovative Building Product DELTA, BC, Jan. 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - Regal ideas Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of aluminum railing systems, has won the industry's prestigious Best of IBS Award for Most Innovative Building...

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