Last month in Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed said trade backers would have to be the “adults in the room” when it comes to urging passage of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-nation trade pact now stalled in Congress. His implication: Even in a year when both parties’ candidates oppose the sweeping deal, electoral politics shouldn’t hold […]
China, here they come. Aventure Aviation, an aircraft spare parts supplier based in Peachtree City, now has the resources to crack into a huge market with $20,000 in prize money awarded through the Atlanta Metro Export Challenge Sept. 20.
And then there were five. A contest to find and equip Atlanta’s most promising exporters has whittled its list from 38 initial $5,000 winners to a few finalists who will vie for $35,000 more in prize money to further their overseas sales efforts.
The land that gave the world Guinness is soon to be flowing with one of Atlanta’s most famous hometown brews. Sweetwater Brewing Co. is readying its 420 IPA, Georgia Brown, Blue and Hash Session beers to be distributed in Ireland just in time for the arrival of another hometown favorite: Georgia Tech, whose football team plays […]
Georgia’s exports to China plummeted 15 percent to $2.8 billion in 2015 from $3.3 billion, the second straight year of substantial decline after years of surging growth in sales of products to the world’s second largest economy.
The problem is that opposition to trade usually goes down well with voters — especially now that trade-bashing has gone mainstream in both political parties.
In a spillover from its “Grow Global” event in Atlanta last year, American Express is sharing insights from a handful of small-business exporters from metro Atlanta in a newly released white paper. It’s part of the financial services giant’s “Grow Global Insight Series,” using firsthand stories of successful exporters to encourage other firms to tap global markets, despite headwinds […]
Visiting the Metro Atlanta Chamber, Steve Haro asked how many attendees thought the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a controversial free trade deal, would be ratified by Congress this year. Only a few hands went up.
For Global Atlanta readers following U.S. trade policy, Jim Galloway‘s “Political Insider” column in the Atlanta Journal Constitution of July 2 is a must read. In it, the veteran journalist and columnist delineates the gulf separating the traditional Georgia Republican Party’s opinion that “When we trade, we win” with presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald […]
The German-American Chamber of Commerce of the South is again headed on a trade mission to Mexico in October.