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June 19, 2014
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Europe: ITC Identifies EU Barriers to US Small Biz Exports

Europe: ITC Identifies EU Barriers to US Small Biz Exports A report from the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) finds food safety regulations, customs requirements, and […]
June 19, 2014
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Surveys Point to Improved Business and Manufacturing in the US

Two recent surveys indicate that business prospects and manufacturing activity both are improving in the U.S. The Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation’s (MAPI) quarterly Business […]
June 16, 2014
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US Small Business Exports on Food Items to EU is Slimming

US Small Business Exports on Food Items to EU is Slimming The U.S. International Trade Commission found that native businesses have difficulty exporting food products to […]
June 7, 2014
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Intellectual Property Not as Safe in China and India

In the annual Special 301 Report from the U.S. Trade Representative, China and India are among the worst offenders in regards to enforcing intellectual property rights […]
June 3, 2014
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Is an Improvement of Global Trade On the Horizon?

Is an Improvement of Global Trade On the Horizon? In light of new information about various economies around the world, the global trade forecast of 2014 […]
June 2, 2014
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Executives Overlook Efficiency from Analytical Tools

According to Deloitte, Executives Overlook Efficiency from Analytical Tools Analytical tools can provide users with invaluable information for a variety of purposes. According to a survey […]
May 31, 2014
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Some Parts of Conflict Mineral Disclosure Unconstitutional

Some Parts of Conflict Mineral Disclosure Unconstitutional The Akin Gump Strauss Hauer and Fled LLP law firm reports that in April, the US Court of Appeals […]
May 30, 2014
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U.S. Performing Well for Cost Competitiveness in Manufacturing

U.S. Performing Well for Cost Competitiveness in Manufacturing Traditionally, Asia and the Eastern European countries have been viewed as areas to buy from when it comes […]
May 28, 2014
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Imports Increasing: A Good Sign for the Economy

Imports Increasing: A Good Sign for the Economy Although February had been a slow month for imports monitored by Global Port Tracker, decreasing by 1.4 percent […]
May 28, 2014
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Business and Manufacturing in the US are Improving

Business and Manufacturing in the US are Improving; Suggests Surveys The mentality of many companies is changing from outdated beliefs for making manufacturing decisions. Traditionally, North […]