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  • Miss. facility making cars for export 
    Updated: Apr-19-14 2:20 pm
  • BLUE SPRINGS, Mississippi - Toyota officials at the car manufacturer's Blue Springs facility are celebrating the production of the first Corolla built at the plant for export.

  • Excerpts from recent Wisconsin editorials 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 10:55 am
  • Wisconsin State Journal, April 16

  • Sandoval leads trade mission to Canada 
    Updated: Apr-17-14 6:13 am
  • CARSON CITY, Nevada - Gov. Brian Sandoval is heading a delegation of Nevada business and education leaders on a trade mission to Canada.

  • China's growth slows to 7.4 percent in 1Q 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:28 am
  • BEIJING - China's economic growth slowed further in the latest quarter but appeared strong enough to satisfy Chinese leaders who are trying to put the country on a more sustainable path without politically dangerous job losses.

  • US declines to name China a currency manipulator 
    Updated: Apr-15-14 8:18 pm
  • WASHINGTON - The Obama administration is raising concern about the value of China's currency but is declining, as in recent years, to accuse Beijing of manipulating it.

  • ConocoPhillips to resume Kenai LNG shipments 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 1:46 pm
  • NIKISKI, Alaska - ConocoPhillips says it will resume exports of liquefied natural gas from a Kenai Peninsula facility.

  • Vietnam releases dissidents amid foreign pressure 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 10:26 am
  • HANOI, Vietnam - Vietnam has granted early release to two high-profile dissidents, bringing the number of democracy activists freed this month to three in what the government Monday called a "policy of leniency."

  • World trade predicted to improve next year 
    Updated: Apr-14-14 9:19 am
  • GENEVA - The World Trade Organization predicts global commerce will grow 5.3 percent next year, an improvement that would bring it back in line with its 1993-2013 historic average.

  • Ga. ports on track to smash cargo records in 2014 
    Updated: Apr-13-14 2:55 pm
  • SAVANNAH, Georgia - Georgia's seaports are on track to finish the 2014 fiscal year with record cargo volumes as third-quarter numbers show big growth capped by the ports' busiest month ever in terms of total tonnage being shipped to and from the docks.

  • Lawmakers look to combat seafood fraud 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 11:29 am
  • MOUNT PLEASANT, South Carolina - When the weather warms and the South Carolina humidity hangs like a soggy blanket along the coast, you can often find an entrepreneur selling shrimp out of the back of a pickup truck by the road with a hand-scrawled sign promoting it as both fresh and local. There's a chance it's neither.

  • Nurse, ex-mayor, Canadian also run for NC Senate 
    Updated: Apr-12-14 10:52 am
  • RALEIGH, North Carolina - Heather Grant got in the U.S. Senate race following a brief military nursing career when she wasn't persuaded to support other early candidates.

  • Pence set for weeklong trade mission to Germany 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 11:22 am
  • INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana Gov. Mike Pence is preparing to leave on a weeklong trade mission to Germany.

  • Nevada food exports hit record levels 
    Updated: Apr-11-14 6:13 am
  • RENO, Nevada - Nevada's food and agricultural exports reached a milestone last year, exceeding 2012 sales by more than $19 million.

  • Students end 24-day siege of Taiwan's Parliament 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 9:44 am
  • TAIPEI, Taiwan - Students ended their unprecedented, 24-day occupation of Taiwan's Parliament late Thursday after receiving assurances that a Chinese trade pact they see as imperiling the island's autonomy would undergo legislative review.

  • China exports unexpectedly fell in March 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:01 am
  • BEIJING - China reported an unexpected contraction in exports in March, raising the danger of job losses as Beijing tries to overhaul its slowing economy.

  • US senators urge full enforcement on steel imports 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 6:43 pm
  • WASHINGTON - A group of senators seeking to protect jobs is calling on President Barack Obama's administration to fully enforce trade laws in deciding whether imported steel reinforcing bar from Turkey and Mexico unfairly undercuts U.S. prices.

  • Taiwan leader affirms contentious China trade pact 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:24 pm
  • WASHINGTON - Taiwan's president on Wednesday stuck by a trade pact with China that has sparked mass protests and a three-week occupation of the self-governing island's legislature building by students.

  • Great Wall's SUVs to be manufactured in Malaysia 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:28 am
  • KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia - Malaysia on Wednesday awarded a manufacturing license to a $618 million venture that will assemble fuel-efficient SUVs for China's Great Wall Motor Co.

  • Dutch government scraps trade mission to Russia 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 9:07 am
  • THE HAGUE, Netherlands - The Dutch government has scrapped a trade mission to Russia that was intended to forge closer ties between the two countries' energy sectors, blaming "developments in eastern Ukraine."

  • Japan, US struggle to bridge gaps over trade pact 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 12:22 am
  • TOKYO - U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and a top Japanese official said Wednesday they still hope to bridge significant differences over opening markets under an ambitious pan-Pacific trade pact.

  • EU opens case against Russia over pork import ban 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 7:28 am
  • BRUSSELS - The European Union is opening a case against Russia before the World Trade Organization to protest a pork import ban which it calls disproportionate and illegal.

  • BOJ refrains from further easing monetary policy 
    Updated: Apr-08-14 3:04 am
  • TOKYO - Japan's central bank has refrained from expanding its ultra-loose monetary policy despite a sales tax hike, saying the economy is recovering moderately.

  • SC Gov Haley to make fall trade trip to India 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 8:04 pm
  • COLUMBIA, South Carolina - Gov. Nikki Haley is making a trade trip to India in November, returning for the first time since she was a toddler to the country where her parents were born.

  • E-Trade trades talking baby for Kevin Spacey 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 5:11 pm
  • The Associated Press - Goodbye talking baby, hello Kevin Spacey.

  • Australia, Japan agree on free trade deal 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 7:11 am
  • TOKYO - Japan and Australia have agreed on a free trade deal that both sides say will yield windfalls for their economies.