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New Markets Await US Companies at Premiere International Business Conference

The US Commercial Service and the North Carolina District Export Council have come together to present a new and exciting international business conference; Discover Global Markets: The Americas. Taking place in Charlotte, NC from October 29 – 31st, the conference will explore how the markets of the Americas are performing today, how they’ll perform in the future and the challenges they may present to US companies. Continue reading

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COAC Wants Your Input for Annual Trade Efficiency Survey

Now’s your chance to share your thoughts! The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) is seeking your opinions for its 2014 Trade Efficiency Survey. The survey, open until July 23, 2014, is asking importers, exporters and their service providers to share their thoughts on the import/export process. Continue reading

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Labor Strikes Still Possible for West Coast Ports – Are You Prepared?

Ongoing since May 12, 2014, negotiations between the ILWU and PMA center on challenges regarding jurisdiction, union tensions, healthcare, pension and worker benefits as well as rising concerns that human workers will be replaced with new technology. Continue reading

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CBP Update on ACE: Your General Questions Answered

This post is the first, in a series of four, which will answer some of your questions regarding CBP’s update on ACE. Continue reading

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Norwegian Fish Exporters Hook Even Playing Field with Ratified FTA

The Norway Parliament (Stroting) has ratified its free trade agreement (FTA) with Panama and Costa Rica allowing Norwegian fish exporters equal terms and conditions as their competitors in the region which includes countries like Chile. Continue reading

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India Emerges As Leading Import Source in Sri Lanka

Officials announce India as the lead source of imports to Sri Lanka, surpassing previous leaders China and Singapore. Continue reading

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Surplus is Bittersweet for Global Sugar Trade

Global sugar production is seeing a sweet surge, but export demands have soured. Even with environmental factors expected to affect production, sugar producers are coming up with more of the sweetener than they can handle. Continue reading

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More Trade, More Teams? The Correlation Between World Trade and the World Cup

Goldman Sachs, an American multinational investment banking firm, created a chart illustrating the correlation between increasing world trade and the FIFA World Cup country expansions in their recent report “The World Cup and Economics 2014.” Continue reading

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Certificates of Compliance with US Product Safety Rules Changes on Hold

Previously slated to come into effect by September 2014, changes to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) regulations on the certificates of compliance are now on hold. Continue reading

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US C-TPAT and Portal 2.0 Update – C-TPAT Mexico & General Questions

Integration Point teamed up with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to bring you the latest updates on CBP’s Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT) program. Here are the answers to your questions asked during the webcast. Continue reading

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