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...a year and support 21 million jobs, according to a report co-written by Jeffrey Schott, a senior fellow in international trade at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.The lack of a global deal hasn't prevented individual...
Americans should consider new approach to taxes

...will eliminate the 15-25 percent cost disadvantage that manufacturers of American goods face when competing in international trade. The FairTax slashes business compliance costs and eradicates the tax wedge that drives up the costs of U.S...
NOAA a fish out of water in Commerce

...two departments it could be located in. Commerce is primarily focused on the promotion of economic growth and international trade, dealing with patents and other commercial issues. Interior, meanwhile, manages natural resources, public...
An Outdoor View: On keeping on

...Free trade and "globalization" have increased concerns about sustainability. According to data from the U.S. International Trade Commission, scrap imports to China increased by 916 percent in the 2000-2008 period. The bizarre result is...
Slumping dollar helps Alaska exporters

...Greg Wolf, director of the state Division of International Trade and Market Development, said companies exporting...percent and wood with 6 percent, according to the international trade office. Total export value was more than $2...
King of the free world, in all ways

...bring you stories of U.S. efforts to deliberate with nations on worldwide concerns -- like climate change and international trade issues. We bring you these stories because we believe that the United States remains the most influential nation...
Summit being held in Nome to strengthen Alaskan-Chukotka ties

...25-person Chukotka delegation, and the Alaska Department of Community & Economic Development, the Alaska Division of International Trade & Market Development, the University of Alaska and the U.S. Department of Commerce Alaska Export Assistance...
China to become state's top export customer

...figures are added but those will not change the overall trend, according to Patricia Eckert, associate director for International Trade in the governor's office. Susan Bell, State Commissioner of Commerce said China's domestic consumption of...
Brown Bears face tough road ahead

...He has skated with us for two days, and we picked him up to fill our last import spot," David said."The international trade deadline is January 15th. We signed him and he is a very nice young man, and we think he will be an asset."
Business Briefs

...International Excellence ends today and the nomination form is available on the State's website on the Office of International Trade's webpage at: There were five that received awards last year...


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