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Why North America Needs to Pivot to North America

Michael Kergin | Posted 02.01.2017 | World
Michael Kergin

We are much more important to each other than we realize: pivoting to North America can be the way to ensure that in a turbulent 21st century, our three countries are partners in success rather than accomplices in failure.

Ideology Trumps Common Sense

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 08.30.2014 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Conservatives in Congress can find other ways to express their ideology. Their opposition to the Ex-Im bank is irrational and contrary to our national interests. If Congress dumps the bank, it will be a major blow to manufacturing and to our economy.

The downside of higher U.S. energy exports

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Critics of TransCanada's Keystone XL project often argue that Canada should reap the full benefits of its natural resources, rather than exporting its...

Made in USA: How Are We Doing as an Export Nation?

Dominik Knoll | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Dominik Knoll

Out of the top 100 metros, 76 registered record volumes in export. Interestingly, 28 percent of total U.S. exports was attributed to the top ten metropolitan areas in 2012 -- Los Angeles, New York and Houston being the top three respectively.

Lynne Peeples

Poison Pushers: Lead Paint, Other Toxic Products Sold To Unsuspecting Customers Abroad | Lynne Peeples | Posted 03.25.2013 | Green

Not until Perry Gottesfeld pulled up to the front gates of Seigneurie in Cameroon did he realize the African country's leading paint manufacturer was ...

Global Trade: The Fierce Urgency Of Today

Suresh Kumar | Posted 03.17.2013 | Politics
Suresh Kumar

Government support for globally engaged American businesses is required now, not sometime in the future. The reality of our times is that all exporting countries are targeting the same faster-growing markets and an emerging middle class today, not in the future.

U.S. May Have A Stronger Economy, But It Depends On Mexico

VOXXI | Shannon O'Neill | Posted 01.14.2013 | Latino Voices

Surprising to many Americans is the importance of the United States’ trade with Mexico. While Asia captures the headlines, U.S. exports to Mexico ar...

Exports: Turning the Table

Robert M. Simpson | Posted 12.31.2012 | Impact
Robert M. Simpson

A glimpse into the future of the economy in Central Upstate New York and similar areas across the U.S. could come from two Syracuse-area companies that would seem to have nothing in common.

Small Business Job Creation -- Rhetoric vs. Reality

Nancy K. Humphreys | Posted 12.28.2012 | Small Business
Nancy K. Humphreys

How many more of these "bipartisan" deals to block new job creation now while raising government spending in the future has Congress made to get rid of Obama?

The "American Brand" -- A Symbol of Quality and Innovation

Robert Hormats | Posted 09.09.2012 | Business
Robert Hormats

During my extensive travels abroad, it has become abundantly clear to me that "Made in America" means something special. American companies sell innovative, high-quality goods and services that are highly valued around the globe.

The Return of Investment Policy -- The U.S. Is Back in the Game

Efraim Chalamish | Posted 07.03.2012 | Business
Efraim Chalamish

Recent public announcements and draft agreements are meaningless if the U.S. government will not push forward and negotiate tailored economic arrangements with its economic partners.

Turn on the Global High Beams for American Jobs

Trooper Sanders | Posted 06.12.2012 | Business
Trooper Sanders

While America does not have a royal family to promote its brand, people and products around the world, it does have an untapped resource with its own brand of royal magic: former presidents and first ladies.

Institutions That Support U.S. Jobs Should Be Strengthened, Not Gutted

Owen Herrnstadt | Posted 05.27.2012 | Business
Owen Herrnstadt

The U.S. Export-Import Bank, which helps finance the export of U.S. goods and services that support jobs here at home, is bumping up against its borrowing capacity, which will expire on May 31 unless renewed by Congress.

China on Your Mind?

Valerie Berset-Price | Posted 05.01.2012 | Business
Valerie Berset-Price

While it's true that many other countries do not receive as much press as PRC, international economists have identified 11 fast-growing regions where a hungry new middle class is in the making.

How to Keep U.S. Exports and U.S. Jobs Growing

Amy Liu | Posted 04.18.2012 | Business
Amy Liu

Exporting is simply not in the American DNA. We need a massive culture shift. While President Obama's national export challenge has garnered much support and attention, the results remain sobering on the ground.

U.S. Cities Look To 'Sell To The Globe'

Reuters | Posted 03.21.2012 | Business

By Lisa Lambert WASHINGTON Jan 19 (Reuters) - Whipped by the recession and financial crisis, U.S. cities are looking far beyond their ...

Bonnie Kavoussi

Which States Would Be Hardest Hit By Europe? | Bonnie Kavoussi | Posted 11.14.2011 | Business

As fears grow that Europe will slip into a recession amid growing financial problems, some U.S. states are more at risk of feeling the repercussions o...

States Agree on Exports

David Adkins | Posted 12.04.2011 | Politics
David Adkins

With the president's submission of three pending trade agreements to Congress, exports might also be one of the few areas where both ends of Pennsylvania Avenue can reach agreement.

Mr. President: You Can't "Rebuild America" Without Creating Green Jobs

D.A. Barber | Posted 11.08.2011 | Green
D.A. Barber

if you're going to "rebuild America," shouldn't you use the latest, high-tech sustainable technology?

What's Next for Afghanistan? Send in the Community College

Jayanti Tamm | Posted 09.10.2011 | Education
Jayanti Tamm

If America is truly intent on implementing strategies for creating long-term peace and security, then the answer may be found in exporting a uniquely American invention -- the community college.

Manufacturing Leads the Recovery

Jerry Jasinowski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jerry Jasinowski

Our government can support a manufacturing surge by reducing the excessive costs borne by U.S. manufacturers and paving the way for more exports.

Export Promotion Is Not the Same as Building Markets Abroad

Ben Leo | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Leo

It sounds like there may be confusion in the Obama administration over a basic, yet fundamental issue -- understanding the difference between export promotion and development mandates.

Trade Gap Widens In Dec, Swells 33 Pct In 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. trade deficit widened in December to its highest level in four months, the U.S. government said on Friday in a report ...

China's Growth Soars, Concerns About Lending Standards Mount

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BEIJING (By Aileen Wang and Kevin Yao): China finished 2010 with a bang, its growth soaring past forecasts and inflation slowing less than expected, n...

Trade Deficit Falls To 9-Month Low On Big Demand From China, India

The Huffington Post | Amy Lee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Buoyed by strong demand from China and India, the U.S. trade deficit dropped to its lowest level in 9 months, as exports rose to their highest level i...