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Why foreign consumers shop in U.S.

Mar 7, 2014
Competition and other factors can lower the price of consumer goods in this country.
Posted In: Mexico, globalization

Hollywood wants the rest of the world to follow U.S. copyright law

Dec 20, 2013
As negotiators continue work on a trans-Pacific trade deal, one of the sticking points is intellectual property.
Posted In: free trade, globalization, intellectual property, hollywood

In Asia, can Jack Lew succeed where others have failed?

Nov 12, 2013
Treasury Secretary Jack Lew plans to visit five countries in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership.
Posted In: asia, free trade, globalization

Its industry in a slump, a Chinese Baijiu company hires American CEO

Nov 5, 2013
Chinese President Xi Jinping ordered government officials to put a stop to lavish banquets. And that had a tremendous impact on sales of baijiu, a Chinese grain alcohol as strong as moonshine. One Chinese company has chosen an American CEO to help resurrect its sales.
Posted In: China, globalization, alcohol

Six months after factory collapse in Bangladesh

Oct 22, 2013
Many people in Bangladesh want to see a change to building code and safety regulations
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing sourcing, globalization

Indian Prime Minister's visit to U.S. greeted with business protests

Sep 26, 2013
As Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh visits the White House to talk about trade between India and the U.S., some American businesses are protesting what they see as India shutting out foreign firms.
Posted In: India, trade, globalization

An onion headline: Global onion shortage

Aug 29, 2013
A poor onion crop in India has sent onion prices skyrocketing.
Posted In: onions, globalization, India

Will U.S. clothing firms change on Bangladesh?

Jul 10, 2013
Lots of European retailers have signed onto a new pact to institute stricter rules after the factory tragedy this year. Which U.S. companies will follow suit?
Posted In: Bangladesh, clothing, globalization, manufacturing

U.N. official calls on nations to prevent global food crisis

Aug 27, 2012
A top U.N. official says countries like the U.S. will have to adjust their agricultural policies. But some say the leader's latest statement is too little, too late.
Posted In: food prices, globalization

Santa Fe Festival boosts international craftspeople

Jul 16, 2012
Cheap imports undermine local craftspeople in some countries but this weekend, a market in Santa Fe gave them a showcase to sell their wares globally.
Posted In: craft, globalization, folk art

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