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Economists boost Q4 growth closer to 3% as trade war hits imports - CNBC
Economists boosted their forecasts for U.S. fourth quarter growth Wednesday, after a surprise narrowing of the trade gap in November due to a drop in imports.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  imports  exports  trade  trade-agreements  economy 
6 weeks ago by areadevelopment
A Tiny Screw Shows Why iPhones Won’t Be ‘Assembled in U.S.A.’ - The New York Times
Despite a trade war between the United States and China and past admonishments from President Trump “to start building their damn computers and things in this country,” Apple is unlikely to bring its manufacturing closer to home.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  supply-chain  logistics  made-in-america 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Trade war: Firms look to new factories as tariffs bite - BBC News
The world's largest maker of industrial computers, Taiwan's Advantech, plans to boost US production to combat the hit from the trade war.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  tariffs  exports  imports  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
China's slowing economy hits companies beyond Caterpillar and Nvidia - CNBC
Disappointing results from construction machinery giant Caterpillar and a pessimistic revenue forecast from chipmaker Nvidia point to a broader impact to the global business community from China's economic slowdown, analysts said on Tuesday.
this-week-448  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  china  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports 
7 weeks ago by areadevelopment
U.S.-China trade war takes toll on global manufacturing - Reuters
Factory activity weakened across much of Europe and Asia in December as the U.S.-China trade war and a slowdown in demand hit production in many economies, offering little reason for optimism as the new year begins.
Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  china  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
U.S. Farmers Fear Lucrative Japanese Exports Will Wither - WSJ
Two new trade pacts will soon cut Japanese tariffs and ease quotas on products sold by some of American agriculture’s biggest competitors.
Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  food-processing  food-industry  rural-economic-development  rural-economy  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  business-globalization  Japan 
11 weeks ago by areadevelopment
Richmond Fed Factory Gauge Falls Most Ever as Shipments Drop - Bloomberg
The Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond’s manufacturing gauge fell by a record as shipments and new orders weakened, the fourth district bank factory index to drop this month and the latest evidence that President Donald Trump’s trade war is becoming a greater headwind for U.S. producers.
this-week-445  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports 
12 weeks ago by areadevelopment
What’s Your U.S. Manufacturing and Tariff Strategy? - Area Development
With the uncertain future of new tariffs and penalties, is it time to consider building a manufacturing site in the United States?
area-development-features  Matt  manufacturing  tariffs  exports  imports  trump  trade  trade-agreements  logistics  supply-chain 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
NAFTA By Any Other Name Is Just Fine with Corporate America - IndustryWeek
New regional value content requirements could push production from Mexico’s cheaper labor market to the U.S.
this-week-438  Around-the-web  Matt  NAFTA  trade  trade-agreements  exports  imports  mexico  manufacturing  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Canada, U.S. reach tentative NAFTA deal; Trump approves pact - The Globe and Mail
Canada and the U.S. have reached a tentative deal to overhaul the North American free-trade agreement after intensive weekend talks, trading access to Canada’s protected dairy market for the preservation of a key dispute-resolution system and exemption from threatened auto tariffs.
this-week-437  Around-the-web  Matt  canada  location-canada  NAFTA  trade  trade-agreements  exports  trump  automotive-industry  sfp-insider-10-26-2018 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Preparing for the China-U.S. Trade War - Automation World
As new tariffs are launched between the two countries, tension in the manufacturing industry intensifies. Here are some steps to take to offset the expense of new import/export duties.
this-week-435  Around-the-web  Matt  china  tariffs  trade  trade-agreements  supply-chain  manufacturing  exports  imports 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Southern states among hardest hit by China tariffs - MSN
Exporters in manufacturing-heavy states such as Alabama, South Carolina and Kentucky are among those that stand to lose the most from a protracted trade war with China, according to a U.S. News analysis of government trade data that suggests newly erected trade barriers into the Chinese market could stifle industries shipping billions of dollars of goods into Asia's largest economy each year.
this-week-434  Around-the-web  Matt  south  south-atlantic  steel-industry  china  tariffs  NAFTA  manufacturing  exports 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Kidney Beans Piled to the Rafters: Tariffs Are Biting in Farm Country - WSJ
After the U.S. placed tariffs on European steel and aluminum in June, Europe hit back with a tax that, among other things, made American kidney beans 25% more expensive in Europe.
this-week-342  Around-the-web  Matt  agribusiness  agriculture  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  exports  imports  farming 
august 2018 by areadevelopment
Contreras: Five million U.S. jobs can be attributed to trade with Mexico - Rio Grande Guardian
Nearly nine million U.S. jobs depend on trade with Canada. Five million U.S. jobs can be attributed to trade with Mexico.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  mexico  trade  trade-agreements  jobs  economic-development  exports  tariffs 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
Textile Industry Shattered by China Trade Embraces Trump Crusade - Bloomberg
While there’s no shortage of doom and gloom coming from corporate America about President Donald Trump’s trade war with China, there is at least one U.S. industry cheering him on: textiles.
this-week-431  Around-the-web  Matt  textiles-clothing-industries  NAFTA  china  manufacturing  supply-chain  logistics  trade  imports  exports 
july 2018 by areadevelopment
That Noise You Hear Is the Sound of Globalization Going Into Reverse - WSJ
As trade barriers break up world-wide supply chains, the real costs are higher prices and fewer choices for consumers
this-week-430  Around-the-web  Matt  logistics  supply-chain  globalization  exports  trade  trade-agreements  government-policy  manufacturing 
june 2018 by areadevelopment
Canada’s Intent to Create the World’s Largest Trading Bloc - Area Development
With CETA in place, an investment in Canada will double the market access of American companies already taking advantage of NAFTA.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-features  Matt  canada  location-canada  trade  trade-agreements  business-globalization  NAFTA  CETA  exports 
january 2017 by areadevelopment
Y International USA Opens Export Distribution Center In Lyndhurst, New Jersey - Area Development
Y International USA, a Division of the United Arab Emirates-based LuLu Group International, opened its First U.S. Export Distribution Center in Lyndhurst, New Jersey.
economic-development  site-selection  area-development-news  Matt  new-jersey  mid-atlantic  location-USA  FDI  distribution-facility  distribution-centers  exports 
november 2016 by areadevelopment
New Hampshire Among the States Receiving the President’s “E” Awards in Recognition of the Expansion of U.S. Exports - Area Development
The N.H. Office of International Commerce aids New Hampshire companies in discovering the world of opportunity that exists in overseas markets.
new-hampshire  new-england  area-development-features  Matt  exports 
september 2016 by areadevelopment
Do Free-Trade Agreements Represent Fair Trade? - Area Development
The U.S. has far fewer free-trade agreements in place than its North American neighbors, while many make arguments for and against these agreements.
trade  exports  manufacturing  business-globalization  location-USA  area-development-features 
june 2016 by areadevelopment
Split Picture: U.S. Manufacturers That Sell at Home Fare Better Than Exporters - WSJ
Domestic-oriented sectors are doing well, while problems of global economy stymie firms looking abroad.
this-week-354  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  exports 
may 2016 by areadevelopment
Manufacturing slowdown has Port of Charleston exporting more empty containers - Post and Courier
More than one-third of the cargo containers that are loaded onto ships at the Port of Charleston have nothing in them — a number that has surged in recent months.
global-supply-chain  exports  business-globalization  economic-analysis  port-of-charleston  Around-the-web  freight-logistics  this-week-329 
november 2015 by areadevelopment
Manufacturers Warn of Business and Job Loss if Ex-Im Bank Expires - IndustryWeek
Manufacturers argue the Export-Import Bank is vital to their export business and warn of lost contracts and layoffs if the bank is not renewed.
exports  ex-im-bank  government-policy  business-globalization  capital-access  Around-the-web  this-week-312 
july 2015 by areadevelopment
The biggest misunderstanding about trade and manufacturing, in 2 charts - Vox
Manufacturing has certainly declined as a share of the overall American economy, but US industrial production is higher than it's ever been.
u.s.-manufacturing  economic-analysis  industrial-equipment  business-globalization  exports  this-week-306  Around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Front Line: Metro Areas Join in Export Initiatives
To date, 28 cities across the country have come together under a pilot program called the Global Cities Initiative (GCI) to develop their foreign direct investment plans and volume of exports
area-development-features  frontline  Metros  Matt  manufacturing  exports  side-insider-6-16-15 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Imports Are Surging From China Because China Is Breaking The International Rules Of Trade, Yet The U.S. Does Nothing
U.S. industry is increasingly uncompetitive in global markets and the consequences of fast-growing trade imbalances could be troublesome for the American economy and the international financial system, according to analyst Ernest Preeg of the Manufacturers Alliance / MAPI.
business-globalization  china  exports  imports  government-policy  foreign-trade-agreements  free-trade-agreements  this-week-303  around-the-web 
may 2015 by areadevelopment
Department of Commerce Announces Twenty-Six States Achieved Record Export Levels in 2014 - Department of Commerce
New data shows 26 states achieved records in goods exports in 2014, while eight additional states experienced growth in merchandise exports over 2013 levels.
economic-indicator-reports  exports  u.s.-manufacturing  economy  this-week-295  around-the-web 
march 2015 by areadevelopment
How the Rising Dollar Has Pressured U.S. Manufacturers - WSJ
The rising dollar is putting U.S. manufacturers through the equivalent of a new year’s fitness regime, causing pain for now but also promising long-term gains in efficiency. After more than a decade of weakness, the dollar began surging in mid-2014 against the euro and many other currencies. That is making U.S.-made products pricier in other countries and imports cheaper in the U.S.—a combination that is likely to expand the already gaping U.S. trade deficit.
u.s.-manufacturing  business-globalization  exports  this-week-290  around-the-web 
january 2015 by areadevelopment
Kentucky Shatters All-Time Export Record in 2013 - Northern Kentucky Tri-ED
For the third straight year, Kentucky’s exports set a new all-time annual record. Governor Steve Beshear today announced the new mark of $25.3 billion in sales of Kentucky-made products and services in 2013.
around-the-web  this-week-249  matt  kentucky  south  exports 
february 2014 by areadevelopment
Industry Crib Sheet: China Manufacturing Sector Retrenches - Industry Market Trends
China’s manufacturing sector continues to weaken as the country fights an economic slowdown and demand for its exports pares back.
around-the-web  matt  manufacturing  china  exports 
january 2014 by areadevelopment
Exporting Metros -
The US Department of Commerce recently released foreign export totals by metropolitan area for 2012. The data series goes back as far as 2005. A number of metro regions are exporting power houses. There are 31 metro areas that export more than $10 billion in goods and services every year.
exports  this-week-233  around-the-web  metros  demographics  business-globalization  ranking 
october 2013 by areadevelopment
Chinese Buyers Ink New Contracts for Soybeans - AgriPulse
Chinese agricultural leaders teamed up with U.S. exporters to ink 13 contracts for 4.83 million metric tons of soybeans worth $2.8 billion during an elaborate signing ceremony hosted on the sidelines of the U.S. Soy Global Trade Exchange.
iowa  exports  around-the-web  economic-development  matt  china 
september 2013 by areadevelopment
Port of Oakland Bets on Big Changes to Steer Global Commerce to Bay Area - San Jose Mercury News
California ports import more than they export, but Oakland expects its port expansion to boost both its import and export capacity. Chart compares Oakland to two of its major competitors.
exports  global-commerce  around-the-web  california  port-of-oakland  economic-development  this-week-227  matt  imports 
august 2013 by areadevelopment
Factory Activity Expands; Construction Spending Up - The Advocate
Manufacturing activity grew in June behind a pickup in new orders, exports and production. Better economic growth overseas is boosting U.S. exports and could help American factories rebound in the second half of the year.
manufacturing  this-week-221  exports  u.s.-manufacturing  around-the-web  factories  construction  matt 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
Wells Fargo Securities Economics Group: ISM Modest Growth Story Continues - Area Development Online
At 50.9 the ISM reading reinforces the theme of modest, subpar growth that has been the expectation for this year.
exports  economic-indicator-reports  wells-fargo  matt  imports 
july 2013 by areadevelopment
What the U.S. Economy Needs More Than Manufacturing - Harvard Business Review
President Obama emphasized reinvigorating American manufacturing in his State of the Union address, as well as boosting American exports. What do you make of his proposal?
manufacturing  exports  sotu  around-the-web  state-of-union  this-week-203  taxes-incentives  infrastructure  matt  obama  innovation 
february 2013 by areadevelopment

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