Trade

By Patrick Burnson · August 12, 2010
Shippers are praising President Obama for signing the U.S. Manufacturing Enhancement Act of 2010 (H.R. 4380
By Patrick Burnson · August 9, 2010
In a development that would be laughable if it were not so calculatingly devious, the Teamsters have forged a partnership with “progressives” comprising community activists and environmental groups to mandate that independent owner-operator truckers be banned from the ports.
By Patrick Burnson · August 6, 2010
The World Trade Organization is now lending its support to the fight against protectionist temptations of the kind that inevitably put governments under pressure in times of economic downturn.
By Patrick Burnson · August 5, 2010
The company has secured two important agreements in the ongoing development of its new Asia liner service
By LM Staff · August 4, 2010
Capegemini Consulting announced figures from the third edition of its Global Trade Flow Index which indicates a slight uptick in growth.
By LM Staff · August 2, 2010
Trade using surface transportation between the United States and its North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) partners Canada and Mexico was up 39.5 percent in May 2010 compared to May 2009, increasing to $66.8 billion, according to data released by the United States Department of Transportation’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
By Patrick Burnson · July 26, 2010
The Port of Los Angeles began the final phase of its 13-year, $370 million Main Channel Deepening Project (MCDP) late last week.
<p>The Port of Los Angeles adjoins the separate Port  of Long Beach, employs over 16000 people, and is the busiest container port in the United States. <i>Photo courtesy of Port of Los Angeles</i></p> By Jeff Berman · July 15, 2010
Even though year-over-year comparisons were relatively easy, June volumes at the Ports of Los Angeles (POLA) and the Port of Long Beach (POLB) turned in strong performances.
By Jeff Berman · May 20, 2010
Following a 3 percent gain in the number of global manufacturers shipping to the United States from February to March, there was another 3 percent gain from March to April, according to data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers.

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