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News by subject: TRD

3 may 2018

08:00
Lynn University today announced its official designation as a Fair Trade University. Lynn students, with oversight from the university's new Social Impact Lab, spearheaded completion of the requirements in less than three months?the fastest of any...


2 may 2018

12:01
Canada and the United States share one of the most mutually beneficial economic relationships in the world. Canada is the number one market for most U.S. states and is among the top three customers for almost all states. The Government of Canada is...

11:11
Cazengo Coffee announced the return of coffee from Angola, Africa, marking the first US import of Angolan coffee in over 40 years. "American coffee lovers can now order Angola's exotic, bold flavor at www.CazengoCoffee.com" said Courtney Brown, Jr.,...

10:20
Ministers, business leaders, investors and civil society gather to call for faster progress to achieve universal energy access The Sustainable Energy for All Forum opened today in Portugal with the urge to global leaders that more can be done to...

07:30
Endo International plc announced today that Paul Campanelli, President and CEO, will participate in a fireside chat at the UBS Global Healthcare Conference in New York City on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. ET. A live webcast and audio archive...


1 may 2018

06:00
Relativity today highlighted new updates to RelativityOne, underscoring an impressive period of growth for the SaaS product that includes new and upcoming availability in Hong Kong and Canada respectively, rapid adoption of new enhancements like...


25 april 2018

09:27
More than three dozen World Trade Centers (WTCs) from across the globe officially signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on agriculture during the World Trade Centers Association's (WTCA) 49th General Assembly, taking place from April 22-27. This...

09:00
A new PPC survey finds that nearly six in ten voters oppose the new tariffs on solar panels imposed by the Trump administration, including a majority in very red districts.  However, nearly six in ten Republicans favor the tariffs.  On January 22,...


24 april 2018

18:45
In partnership with KW Group and GTDW, Luna Global Networks is delighted to bring together top business executives and senior experts across industries for frank and open dialogues with governments and international organizations on the critical...


20 april 2018

12:20
Over the past year, steel prices have continued to climb in the United States, and because of a recent proposal to increase tariffs on steel and aluminum, they appear poised to climb higher, to levels that have not been seen in more than a decade. In...

11:16
Yesterday, three high profile aluminum industry leaders co-signed a letter to Commerce Secretary Wilber Ross and United States Trade Ambassador Robert E. Lighthizer. The authors of the letter included Tom Conway, Vice President of United Steel...


19 april 2018

16:19
Yesterday, the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2017, due to inclusion of the Vessel Incidental Discharge Act (VIDA) within the bill, failed by three votes to reach the 60 votes needed in the United States Senate to end debate and move to a vote on...

12:21
Twenty-five thousand metric tons of purportedly organic corn grown in Russia, Moldova, and Kazakhstan currently sits on the M/V Mountpark, a United Kingdom-flagged vessel lingering off the coast of California. U.S. Customs officials have blocked the...

11:49
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is disappointed the Supreme Court has ruled against Mr. Comeau this morning. While some progress was made, this decision will likely do very little to address the many interprovincial trade...

11:20
A group of conservatives today asked the U.S. Trade Representative to make intellectual property protections part of the renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement. Their letter, initiated by the Conservatives for Property Rights coalition,...


18 april 2018

10:38
Holt Logistics Corporation announced today that it has become the first independent port operator in the northeastern United States to conduct a pilot based on a blockchain-based global trade digitization solution developed by Maersk and IBM. The...

10:32
The U.S. Department of Commerce ("Commerce") announced on Tuesday, April 17, 2018, its final determination that two Indian producers, Viraj Profiles Ltd. ("Viraj") and Venus Wire Industries Pvt. Ltd., including its affiliates Hindustan Inox Ltd.,...


17 april 2018

11:30
Earlier today, the United States Supreme Court heard oral arguments in the case of South Dakota v. Wayfair, et.al.  At issue is the legality of a new South Dakota sales tax law that imposes sales tax burdens on out-of-state businesses with no...


12 april 2018

10:00
As companies face shifting trade, marketplace, cultural, and geopolitical challenges during threats of deglobalization, the WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) will put these challenges at the top of the agenda for its 2018 Global Institute, May...


9 april 2018

12:11
The Honourable Mélanie Joly, Minister of Canadian Heritage, will be in China this week to lead Canada's first creative industries trade mission in Shanghai and Beijing. She is traveling with a delegation of close to 60 Canadian companies and...

11:09
The Teamsters' rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of language in a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that would ensure that all industry...

10:00
The Teamsters' rail conferences in the U.S. and Canada today joined with unionized Mexican freight rail workers in calling for the inclusion of language in a revamped North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that would ensure that all industry...


6 april 2018

20:33
The Government of the Republic of Panama adopted new immigration measures to continue boosting tourism, trade and investment with the economies of Europe and emerging countries. By Executive Decree, Panama lifted immigration restrictions for...

16:57
Minister Joly visited South Korea to meet with several key players in that country's creative industry, with a view to building bridges between the creative industries of the two countries, opening a dialogue about the diversity of cultural content...

10:36
Today the Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) expressed alarm over the announcement that President Donald Trump has instructed the United States Trade Representative to consider $100 billion in additional tariffs on Chinese imports.  Earlier...


5 april 2018

13:58
Teamsters General President Jim Hoffa wrote to a top lawmaker in the Mexican Congress today to share his concerns about legislation currently under consideration that would crack down on the creation of independent unions in that country in violation...

12:30
Low unemployment rates in the US and Europe, paired with industry in both regions operating at maximum capacity, and the fact that it's been nearly a decade since we faced our last recession have some pessimists warning another is nearly upon us....


4 april 2018

17:07
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today responded to an announcement by China that it plans to impose tariffs on billions of dollars in U.S. exports, including chemicals, in retaliation to the recently proposed U.S. tariffs...

12:24
American Chemistry Council (ACC) President and CEO Cal Dooley issued the following statement in response to the announcement by China that it plans to impose tariffs on billions of dollars in U.S. exports following U.S.-imposed tariffs on imports of...


3 april 2018

15:46
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement in conjunction with the release of a letter sent to USTR Robert Lighthizer yesterday regarding proposed labor law reforms in Mexico....


2 april 2018

12:10
After reaching record high volumes every year from 2010-2016, Asian woodchip imports actually declined in 2017. But even as demand growth slows, some of the region's top woodchip producers are already struggling to maintain export volumes. Prices for...

03:30
Warning about targeted weakening of the World Trade Organization Washington is undermining international trade law Challenges relating to global trade can only be resolved multilaterally The President of The Federation of German Industries (BDI),...


30 march 2018

08:40
Yesterday, ACTION for Trade sent a letter to Ambassador Robert Lighthizer urging him to include provisions that protect U.S. innovators' and creators' intellectual property in the NAFTA deal he's currently negotiating. This week, Lighthizer expressed...


28 march 2018

10:34
The United Steelworkers (USW) released the following statement today on the agreement in principle reached in the renegotiation of the Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS). "Ambassador Lighthizer's renegotiation of...

08:00
Apttus, the global leader in Quote-to-Cash and Contract Lifecycle Management solutions utilizing artificial intelligence (AI), today announced Sir Richard Branson as a guest of honor and speaker at Apttus Accelerate 2018. The Middle Office solutions...


27 march 2018

13:16
In the news release "Federal Government measures to prevent transshipment and diversion of aluminium," issued March 27, 2018 by the Aluminum Association of Canada over CNW, we are advised by the organization that a modification has been made in the...


26 march 2018

15:24
Unifor and Mexican labour leaders join together this week to warn Members of Parliament (MPs) about the dangers of negotiating a NAFTA deal that fails to protect workers in both countries. "The old NAFTA model was built on exploitation, as Canadian...


23 march 2018

12:16
François Laporte, the President of Teamsters Canada, wrote to Prime Minister Trudeau today about trade negotiations between Canada and the Mercosur bloc of nations. The union is concerned that the Comprehensive and Progressive Trans-Pacific...


22 march 2018

23:20
On April 25-28, 2018, the Sixth International Urban Modern Agricultural Expo (IUMAE) will be held in Chengdu. Planned and executed by Chengdu New East Exhibition Co. Ltd., who has already been certified by the Union of International Fairs (UFI), this...

17:10
The following is the official statement of Teamsters General President James P. Hoffa on today's announcement of strategic tariffs against China. "Earlier this month, I sent a letter to the White House describing the...

13:24
United Steelworkers (USW) International President Leo W. Gerard issued the following statement after the Trump Administration announced the conclusion of their Section 301 investigation of China's intellectual property abuses and a set of enforcement...


20 march 2018

04:30
Global Sources will host its 2018 spring trade show series at Hong Kong's AsiaWorld-Expo from April 11 to 30. With more than 9,000 booths, attendees will be able to meet suppliers face-to-face and see the latest products at four events: Global...


19 march 2018

08:34
Today, some of the largest brands in retail sent a letter to President Trump outlining their concerns about the detrimental impact broadly applied tariffs could have on American families. The Retail Industry Leaders Association, American Apparel &...


14 march 2018

10:17
Yesterday, Prime Minister Eugene Rhuggenaath of Curacao and Bob Barchiesi, President of the International AntiCounterfeiting Coalition (IACC), held an official meeting to reinforce and strengthen their partnership, to discuss tactics to advance the...


13 march 2018

14:04
Two months after placing tariffs on imported washing machines and solar panels, President Trump imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imports last week. The tariffs will increase the cost of imported steel and aluminum by 25% and 10%, respectively....

13:42
On the heels of successful missions to Tennessee and California, Minister MacAulay travelled to Boston, Massachusetts this week to attend Seafood Expo North America, the largest seafood trade exposition in North America. This two-day mission will...

03:00
Global crop protection company ADAMA today announced that it has successfully obtained regulatory approval for its proprietary nematicide, NIMITZ®, in Brazil - the world's largest agricultural market. This follows NIMITZ® receiving a number of other...


12 march 2018

09:00
Several leading companies in the crypto/blockchain ecosystem have come together to establish the Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA), a global, non-profit organization focused on lobbying behalf of the industry within all levels of governments,...


9 march 2018

07:00
Canada's economy would lose about half a percentage point of growth and about 85,000 jobs in the first year following the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a Conference Board of Canada analysis that estimates the economic...

07:00
Canada's economy would lose about half a percentage point of growth and about 85,000 jobs in the first year following the end of the North American Free Trade Agreement, according to a Conference Board of Canada analysis that estimates the economic...