All posts tagged "commerce"
SBA kicks off World Trade Month with ‘Go Global’ webinar series
Aimed at new exporters and experienced international businesses
- Posted May 8, 2019
Resolving the Great Inventory Tax Debate
Municipalities, Business Groups, Control Board, Legislature Hunt for Ways to Repeal, Replace Town Funding With New Slot Machines Tax
- Posted October 18, 2018
Senate confirms billionaire investor as commerce secretary
WASHINGTON — The Senate on Monday confirmed billionaire investor Wilbur Ross as commerce secretary as President Donald Trump adds to his economic team. The vote was 72-27. Breaking with Republican orthodoxy, Ross said the Trump administration will...
- Posted February 27, 2017
Trump Taps Billionaire Investor Ross for Commerce Secretary
WASHINGTON — Wilbur Ross, the billionaire investor considered the “king of bankruptcy” for buying beaten-down companies with the potential to deliver profits, is President-elect Donald Trump’s choice for commerce secretary, a senior transition official said. The official...
- Posted November 25, 2016
Puerto Rico to Host Most important Convention of the Cruise Industry
SAN JUAN – Puerto Rico will be hosting this Friday the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association’s (FCCA) 23rd cruise industry convention. The event will be held at the Puerto Rico Convention Center from the 26th to the...
- Posted September 27, 2016
US Retail Sales Slump 0.3 Percent, Ending 4 Months of Gain
WASHINGTON- U.S. shoppers retreated in August, cutting back their spending at auto dealers, furnishers and building material stores to depress overall retail sales after four straight monthly gains. The Commerce Department said Thursday that retail sales fell...
- Posted September 15, 2016
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway
Wal-Mart Civil Trial Challenging Transfer-Pricing Tax Gets Underway The civil trial in the lawsuit that Wal-Mart Puerto Rico filed against the commonwealth government over the hike in the transfer-pricing tax got underway this week at the federal...
- Posted February 5, 2016