Items Tagged with 'trade'
Probably not, says Carlos Hidalgo, who left Cuba because of the communist takeover.
(As seen on WZZM TV 13) A Grand Rapids business owner who fled his native Cuba in 1960 says he has his doubts about the Obama administration’s announced plan to restore diplomatic ties with the small island nation just 90 miles from Florida. Read More
The World Trade Organization this month released its annual report of world trade statistics and prospects that showed worldwide merchandise trade in 2013 was sluggish for a second year in a row. Read More
Brazil is hot, but not an easy market to enter for U.S. exporters.
Latin America tends to be overlooked as a market for U.S. exports, with Europe and Asia getting the most hype, according to a high-ranking officer of the U.S. Department of Commerce. Read More
Ten years ago, America lost its position as the world’s leading exporter when Germany’s merchandise exports exceeded those of the United States. Read More
Members of the West Michigan Global Initiative are wrapping up a seven-day trip to the Netherlands on Friday, as part of the organization’s focus on strengthening business ties between the country and West Michigan. Read More
West Michigan exporters could see an economic boost now that the Obama administration has given the International Trade Crossing project in Detroit its stamp of approval to move forward. Read More