It helped fuel his ascent in the primaries, and Republican nominee Donald J. Trump has continued to pummel NAFTA, making the U.S. trade deal with Canada and Mexico one of the biggest punching bags of this presidential campaign season. Lately, he has piled on the negative superlatives, calling it “one of the worst deals ever made of any […]
Trade detractors have been using a well-worn line of attack as the U.S. considers huge trade deals with Asia and Europe: that they subvert democracy by letting big companies sue governments outside national courts. It’s true that what’s known as investor-state dispute settlement (or ISDS) gives companies the ability to challenge policies deemed unfair to […]
Clint Brewer, a commercial officer with the U.S. Export Assistance Center in Atlanta who is working with Atlanta-based Aegex Technologies LLC to promote its sales overseas, calls the company’s Windows 10 enterprise tablet “the intrinsically safe tablet” because it will not produce a spark that could ignite an explosion in industrial operations. He told Global […]
Companies that didn’t take the $35,000 awarded to finalists in the recent Metro Export Challenge already have another shot at winning support to bolster their global sales efforts.
The Savannah Economic Development Authority has released its achievements for 2015, revealing that the World Trade Center under its purview played a key role in its marketing efforts locally and beyond. The center is part of an international network of more than 300 centers in 89 countries, including one in Atlanta. While the center operates […]
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.