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.
Markets have gone wild. The British pound has plummeted. And prognostications have begun as to what will happen now that the United Kingdom’s divorce from the EU, once considered a near impossibility, has become the expressed will of the British people. Prime Minister David Cameron has announced that he will step down before his Conservative […]
Charles Rivkin, the highly decorated former ambassador to France and current assistant secretary of state for economic and business affairs at the U.S. State Department, didn’t forget his business roots during a visit to Atlanta June 3. The main purpose of his visit was to deliver an address to the World Affairs Council of Atlanta […]
Next time that you go to a Chick-fil-A restaurant, try one of its “cold brew” coffees. Back in the 1950s when Chick-fil-A and its chicken sandwiches were only a gleam in S. Truett Cathy’s eye, his restaurant had a sign posted, “Fresh Coffee Brewed Every Hour.” As the restaurant chain spread through shopping malls throughout the […]