Friday, May 27, 2022

All posts tagged "trade"

  • Second LNG-powered Containership for Puerto Rico Trade Delivered

    SAN JUAN – General Dynamics NASSCO delivered Saturday the world’s second containership to be operated by liquefied natural gas (LNG), the Perla Del Caribe. The ship was delivered two months ahead of schedule and is the sister...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • China Seeks ‘New Chapter’ with Iran after Sanctions Lifted

    TEHRAN, Iran – Chinese President Xi Jinping said Saturday he hopes to open a “new chapter” in relations with Iran after the lifting of international sanctions under a historic nuclear deal, as he paid the first visit...

    • Posted January 23, 2016
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  • US Stocks Rise in Shaky Trading, Led by Utilities

    NEW YORK – U.S. stocks struggled through a turbulent day of trading Tuesday and eked out small gains, led by utility and consumer stocks. The price of crude oil continued to fall, and energy and mining stocks...

    • Posted January 19, 2016
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  • China-led Asian Infrastructure Bank Opens for Business

    BEIJING – China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank officially opened for business on Saturday in Beijing after a formal ceremony led by Chinese President Xi Jinping. Representatives from 57 member countries attended the opening ceremony, where China announced...

    • Posted January 16, 2016
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  • Obama Warns against Giving into Election Year Cynicism

    WASHINGTON – Eyeing the end of his presidency, Barack Obama urged Americans Tuesday night to rekindle their belief in the promise of change that first carried him to the White House, declaring that the country must not...

    • Posted January 13, 2016
  • Friday’s US Jobs Report: Will Hiring Survive Global Turmoil?

    WASHINGTON – For months, U.S. employers have steadily added jobs even as global growth has flagged and financial markets have sunk. Friday’s jobs report for December may provide some hints of whether that trend can endure. Most...

    • Posted January 8, 2016
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  • Virginia Port Authority Memorandum with Cuban Counterpart

    RICHMOND, Va. – The Virginia Port Authority and its Cuban counterpart are looking at mutual trade opportunities. Tuesday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced from Havana a so-called memorandum of understanding between the Virginia port system and the Cuban National...

    • Posted January 6, 2016
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  • Business Group Hopes to Jumpstart Momentum for Trade Pact

    WASHINGTON – Leading business groups, often at odds with President Barack Obama, are looking to give momentum to one of his top priorities before he leaves office: approval of a trade pact linking 12 nations along the...

    • Posted January 5, 2016
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  • Virginia Governor Becomes Fourth to Visit Cuba Since Detente

    HAVANA – Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe began a trade mission to Cuba on Monday, expressing optimism about imminent changes in the U.S. relationship with the island but seeming less certain his trip would quickly generate new business...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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  • CBP Officers in San Juan Seize 10,000 Counterfeit Barbie Dolls

    SAN JUAN — U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) field operations officers completed the seizure of 10,000 counterfeit Barbie dolls arriving in a shipment from China. The estimated domestic value of the shipment is $41,250. CBP’s officers inspected...

    • Posted January 4, 2016
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