Editor’s note: This article has been updated to reflect the fact that Mr. Perdue’s nomination has become official, and also with statements from Mr. Perdue, his cousin and U.S. Sen. David Perdue, and from the Trump transition team. Globally conscious Sonny Perdue, Georgia’s governor from 2003-11, has been nominated to head the U.S. Department of […]
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue has emerged as a top contender in the crowded field vying for one of President-elect Donald J. Trump’s last few open cabinet positions: agriculture secretary. Mr. Perdue, a Middle Georgia native long involved in agribusiness, reportedly met with Mr. Trump at the Trump Tower in New York City just after Thanksgiving. […]
United Parcel Service Inc. is a prominent pro-trade voice in Washington, and now one of its former executives is being considered for the post of U.S. trade representative. Jovita Carranza, who worked more than 30 years culminating in prominent positions for the Atlanta-based package delivery and logistics giant, recently met with President-elect Donald J. Trump to discuss the […]
Despite President-elect Donald J. Trump’s vow to kill the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan shouldn’t be looking for a way forward on the trade deal without the U.S. just yet.
With the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership all but dead, the U.S. may find itself pursuing more bilateral trade deals than sweeping arrangements among regional coalitions of nations, U.S. Rep. Tom Price (R-Ga.) said at an Atlanta forum promoting American leadership in global affairs.
Several professors from Georgia State University’s Robison College of Business have weighed in on the prospects for upcoming legislation affecting international business during a Trump presidency. TRADE S. Tamer Cavusgil, director of the Center for International Business Education at Robinson, and the Fuller E. Callaway professorial chair, takes a relatively relaxed view of the prospects […]
Georgia company takes third place behind two North Carolina firms, winning $5,500 in UPS shipping and consulting credit.
President-elect Donald Trump’s war on trade could be short-lived but nonetheless would have long-term impacts for Georgia and the broader U.S. economy, Georgia State University economic forecaster Rajeev Dhawan said Wednesday after his latest gaze into the proverbial crystal ball.
When Donald J. Trump became the American president-elect this week, the already slim hopes for the The Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement were all but dashed. While the 12-country trade deal was pitched as a counterweight to China’s regional influence and a boon for American exports, it also resonates locally for other reasons. Atlanta last October became […]
Despite rhetoric on the campaign trail about the U.S. being “ripped off” in its trading relationships, the top American officials in charge of trade and commerce said Friday that trade rules are being enforced more stringently than ever. And beyond that, trade deals are a way to adjust global trading rules that can sometimes work to […]