Free trade areas

Dennis E. Nixon, Chairman and CEO of IBC Bank in Laredo, Texas and Woody L. Hunt, Senior Chairman of Hunt Companies, Inc. in El Paso, Texas Offer the Following Advice

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 5:01pm

Dennis E. Nixon, chairman and CEO of IBC Bank in Laredo, Texas and Woody L. Hunt, senior chairman of Hunt Companies, Inc. in El Paso, Texas offer the following advice:

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  • Dennis E. Nixon, chairman and CEO of IBC Bank in Laredo, Texas and Woody L. Hunt, senior chairman of Hunt Companies, Inc. in El Paso, Texas offer the following advice:
    Your administrations first 100 days will be critical.
  • First, you should work with Congress to fully fund staffing and improvements at our undermanned and antiquated ports of entry.
  • To return jobs to the U.S. from other countries, including China, Congress approved the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement (USMCA) with strong bipartisan support.
  • Now we must modernize our ports of entry to effectively and efficiently handle the increased trade resulting from this trade agreement.

Richard Yuan, Chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discusses RCEP and Global Trade

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 5:00pm

SYDNEY, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Richard Yuan, chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discussed RCEP and its impact on global trade in a recent interview.

Key Points: 
  • SYDNEY, Jan 14, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Richard Yuan, chairman of Australia China Entrepreneurs Club, discussed RCEP and its impact on global trade in a recent interview.
  • RCEP can connect approximately 30% of the world's population and development and generate substantial income in the right political context.
  • And, it can raise world income by US$209 billion and global trade by US$500 billion annually by 2030 according to Richard Yuan, a Chinese national living and working in Australia who is Chairman of the Australia China Entrepreneurs Club and International Ambassador of the SME Association of Australia.
  • People can estimate that the total losses in the trade war between the US and China are covered, not for China or the United States, by the RCEP and CPTPP together.

Worldwide Air Freight Forwarding Industry to 2025 - Rising Free Trade Agreements Benefits the Air Freight Market - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 3:00pm

One of the reasons for rising volumes of air freight is the rising number of free trade agreements worldwide.

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  • One of the reasons for rising volumes of air freight is the rising number of free trade agreements worldwide.
  • The international trade agreements have great value as they help eliminate artificial barriers to trade such as tariffs, quotas and protective subsidies.
  • Emerging array of multilateral preferential trading arrangements such as the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Latin American Free Trade Association, Association of Southeast Asian Nations Free Trade Area (AFTA) and many more have greatly affected the ease of doing business in today's world.
  • The Market growth in this region is expected to be faster than the growth of the market in other regions.

Procore and The United States Minority Contractors Association Partner to Provide Technical and Educational Resources to Members

Monday, December 7, 2020 - 12:45pm

Through Procore.org , Procore's social impact arm, USMCA members will receive free Procore product training, educational resources, and a discounted buying program for the Procore platform.

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  • Through Procore.org , Procore's social impact arm, USMCA members will receive free Procore product training, educational resources, and a discounted buying program for the Procore platform.
  • I'm excited about this partnership because it gives our members access to the latest and greatest construction technology and educational resources."
  • USMCA will provide additional technical and educational value to their members through access to the Procore platform, training resources, and educational materials.
  • Previous technology training also benefits general contractors that use Procore and hire through USMCA.

Why has the world's largest free trade bloc formed in East Asia

Friday, November 27, 2020 - 2:00pm

The signing of the RCEP will create the world's largest free trade bloc.

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  • The signing of the RCEP will create the world's largest free trade bloc.
  • More importantly, East Asia, with a well-established production network and active regional trade, lacked an overall free trade agreement.
  • In addition, the resurgence of unilateralism and trade protectionism over recent years have greatly disrupted regional trade in East Asia.
  • Although the volume of bilateral trade exceeds $300 billion, the two countries had no free trade deal between each other.

Galvanized Steel Market - Post Pandemic Business Strategies and Processes Plan | Economic Growth in China and India to Boost Growth in the Materials Industry | Technavio

Wednesday, November 4, 2020 - 3:00am

The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the galvanized steel market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.

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  • The report offers a detailed analysis of the impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the galvanized steel market in optimistic, probable, and pessimistic forecast scenarios.
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    ArcelorMittal SA operates its business under NAFTA, ACIS, and mining segments.

FedEx Trade Index: Small Businesses View Trade, Technology as Avenues for Growth, Essential to COVID-19 Recovery

Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:05pm

Three-fourths (75%) of these small business leaders think expanding trade will create opportunities and jobs.

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  • Three-fourths (75%) of these small business leaders think expanding trade will create opportunities and jobs.
  • In 2020, small businesses are adapting rapidly to embrace e-commerce and extending their reach to new consumers beyond their borders.
  • An overwhelming majority (91%) of U.S. small business leaders are supportive of USMCA, up from 84% in the Fall 2019 FedEx Trade Index.
  • [1] The FedEx Trade Index is a national survey of 1,000 U.S. small business leaders conducted by Morning Consult.

SOCMA Urges USITC to Increase Collaboration with Trading Partners to Reduce Trade Barriers

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 10:55pm

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)on the Economic Impact of Trade Agreements Implemented Under Trade Authorities Procedures, 2021 Report.

Key Points: 
  • ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) today testified before the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC)on the Economic Impact of Trade Agreements Implemented Under Trade Authorities Procedures, 2021 Report.
  • The testimony focused on encouraging ITC to adopt the Rules of Origin from the United StatesMexicoCanada Agreement (USMCA) in future free trade agreements (FTAs) and additional barriers to trade and growth of the specialty chemicals industry.
  • "We encourage USITC to maintain these standards in future trade agreements."
  • SOCMA also stressed the significant impact non-tariff barriers to trade can have on the specialty chemical industry, specifically citing international chemical regulations such as the European Union's Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and Restriction of Chemicals (REACH).

The 2020 Election and Auto: Cars.com Compares Each Presidential Candidate's Automotive Policies

Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 12:32pm

CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace and solutions provider.

Key Points: 
  • CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Cars.com (NYSE:CARS) is a leading digital automotive marketplace and solutions provider.
  • The Cars.com team of experts explored the differences in each candidate's platforms and looked into major impacts the upcoming election will have on the automotive market and American consumers.
  • Cars.com discusses potential outcomes covering three main focus areas for the candidates in the upcoming 2020 presidential election.
  • To date, there are few signs that the USMCA is bringing manufacturing back to the U.S. from abroad.

Analyzing the Impact of COVID-19 on the Livestock Insecticide Market in NAFTA Countries | Infiniti's Free Downloadable Resource Reveals In-Depth Market Insights

Friday, July 24, 2020 - 3:30pm

Infiniti has recently announced the completion of its FREE downloadable resource on the COVID-19 Impact Analysis on The Livestock Insecticide Market in NAFTA Countries .

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  • Infiniti has recently announced the completion of its FREE downloadable resource on the COVID-19 Impact Analysis on The Livestock Insecticide Market in NAFTA Countries .
  • In this article, industry experts at Infiniti research provide unparalleled insights to help pesticide manufacturers in NAFTA countries understand the impact of COVID-19 on their business.
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