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Atradius Sees Outlook for Trade Worsening

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

(image) AMSTERDAM, December 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Anti-trade rhetoric and political developments in mature markets likely to stall trade growth After a very low pace of growth in 2015, global trade growth has slowed even further over the first half of 2016, according to Atradius...

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Atradius voorziet lagere groei internationale handel

Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:00:00 EST

(image) AMSTERDAM, December 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Opkomend protectionisme en politieke ontwikkelingen in ontwikkelde landen vertragen handelsgroei De wereldwijde handel is na een zeer laag groeitempo in 2015 in de eerste helft van 2016 verder vertraagd. Bovendien zijn de vooruitzichten...

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UMD's Smith School to Offer Export Workshops

Tue, 06 Dec 2016 14:47:00 EST

COLLEGE PARK, Md., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Business leaders with global aspirations can learn cross-border trade strategies in a five-part workshop series from the Center for International Business Education and Research (CIBER) at the University of Maryland's Robert H....

ProfNet Expert Roundup: Trump Presidency

Wed, 30 Nov 2016 12:40:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Below are experts from the ProfNet network who are available to discuss what we can expect from a Trump presidency, including issues such as civil rights, climate change, the economy and jobs, foreign policy, gun control, healthcare reform,...

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CTI China Renaissance Report on Chinese Car Manufacturers Awaiting Tax Cut Extension News

Thu, 24 Nov 2016 10:52:00 EST

LONDON, November 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- A key tax break that has propped up auto sales in China is in the balance and carmakers in the communist nation are sweating over whether or not Beijing will extend the initiative to next year. Should the central government decide to...

The American HFC Coalition Appeals the International Trade Commission Decision Regarding Chinese Imports of Dumped HFC Components

Wed, 23 Nov 2016 10:10:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The American HFC Coalition has appealed, in part, the decision by The U.S. International Trade Commission that imports of hydrofluorocarbon (HFC) components are not causing or threatening to cause material injury to the U.S. industry producing HFC...

Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood Files Petition to Combat Illegal Chinese Dumping & Subsidies

Mon, 21 Nov 2016 12:18:00 EST

(image) WASHINGTON, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Fair Trade of Hardwood Plywood (CFTHP) recently formally filed a petition with the U.S. Department of Commerce and the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) asserting that imports of hardwood plywood products from...

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Mayor, Partnership Lead Houston Delegation To Mexico City To Boost Business, Cultural Ties

Fri, 18 Nov 2016 11:42:00 EST

(image) HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Mayor Sylvester Turner and the Greater Houston Partnership will lead a delegation of top Houston-area business representatives on a trade mission to Mexico City Nov. 20–22.  The delegation will focus on growing Houston's investment and trade relations...

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Green America: Failure Of Trans Pacific Partnership Good News For American People And The Planet

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 13:32:00 EST

WASHINGTON, Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Green America welcomes the news that Congress and the White House are unable to forge a path forward for the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP). The roadblocks faced by the TPP are a direct result of members of Congress, labor,...

Export Portal Is Optimistic Despite Of Looming Uncertainty Over Free Trade Agreements

Wed, 16 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

(image) GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Donald Trump's election to the White House has created uncertainty in the export and import industry. President-elect Trump's ambitiously arrogant statements on free trade may result in tumultuous concerns from global trade partners. Trump...

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Rabobank Analysts Discuss Impact of Trump Election on Food & Ag Sector

Tue, 15 Nov 2016 08:00:00 EST

(image) NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The election of Republican candidate Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United States has the food and agriculture sector awaiting clarification on his policies and positions. The Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory (FAR)...

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Export Portal Celebrates The Recent EU And Canada Signing Of CETA Free Trade Deal

Thu, 10 Nov 2016 12:00:00 EST

(image) GLENDALE, Calif., Nov. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- After much delay and objections, the European Union and Canada signed a trade agreement on Sunday, October, 30 2016, that opens both their economies to foreign businesses. Export Portal is delighted that the Comprehensive Economic and Trade...

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Asia Pulp & Paper Requests $50 Million Limit on Coated Paper Imports

Thu, 03 Nov 2016 09:19:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Nov. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), the global pulp, paper, packaging and tissue manufacturing company has committed to importing certain coated papers manufactured in Indonesia and no more than $50 million dollars worth annually – only 2.5% of the...

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Senators Join USW in Calling for Rejection of Chinese Acquisition of U.S. Aluminum Company Aleris

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 11:30:00 EDT

(image) PITTSBURGH, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard released the following statement today commending a group of 12 senators, led by Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR), who appealed to the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United...

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TCEB STATEMENT: Recommendations Regarding Mourning Period of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej 2 November 2016

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 07:42:00 EDT

(image) BANGKOK, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand is now in an official period of mourning following the passing of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej. In this regard, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) would like to advise business travellers to Thailand to...

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Canadian American Business Council Applauds Signing of Canada-Europe Trade Deal

Sun, 30 Oct 2016 17:47:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Canadian American Business Council offers its congratulations to the governments of Canada and the European Union. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will bring economic benefit to the people of both economies....

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MEMA, AASA Join International Fight Against Counterfeit Parts Sold Online

Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:40:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 26. 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) today joined 17 organizations worldwide who are urging the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative (USTR) to identify popular websites and physical marketplaces known to traffic...

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CABC Urges Congress to Pass Bipartisan Preclearance Bill During Lame-Duck Session

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:49:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Canadian American Business Council (CABC) sent a letter to the Senate and House leadership calling on Congress to pass the Promoting Travel, Commerce, and National Security Act of 2016, which would fully implement the 2015...

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Canada Announces Arrival of Khawar Nasim as Consul General in Minneapolis

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 17:15:00 EDT

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Government of Canada announces the arrival of Khawar Nasim as Consul General in Minneapolis, responsible for the five-state region of Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota. Appointed by Prime Minister Justin...

U.S. Lumber Coalition Welcomes Senate Letter to President Obama Urging Continued Resolve to Obtain a U.S.-Canada Softwood Lumber Trade Agreement Fully Consistent With the Goals Established by the President and Prime Minister Trudeau

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 15:19:00 EDT

(image) WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Lumber Coalition today welcomes a letter from 24 United States Senators expressing appreciation for the Administration's efforts to obtain a new softwood lumber trade agreement with Canada designed to fully and effectively...

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