import export


Rising wages in China could be good news for U.S.

Jul 15, 2012
Wages rose 13 percent for Chinese urban households so far this year and the boost in buying power is good for businesses, including American ones.
Posted In: China, import export

The Stars and Stripes puts U.S. in the red

Jul 4, 2012
The U.S. imports more flags -- mostly from China -- than it sells abroad. Coincidence or not, flag exports have fallen since the financial crisis.
Posted In: U.S., import export

European contraction impacts U.S. exports

Jul 2, 2012
Exports have been one of the few bright spots in the U.S. recovery, but they're slowing down.
Posted In: Jobs, manufacturing, Europe debt crisis, import export

Exports in China double market expectations

Jun 11, 2012
Amidst the slew of gloomy economic indicators from China over the weekend there was one bright spot: May's overseas shipments from China are up more than 15 percent over last year.
Posted In: China, export, import export

U.S. puts tariffs on Chinese solar panels

May 18, 2012
The U.S. believes China is dumping solar panels at below-market prices in America and has hit back with a penalty of 31 percent. That tariff is surprisingly steep and many in China are not reacting well. Could they backfire?
Posted In: China, solar power, import export, tariffs

Fund for U.S. exporters gets Tea Party scrutiny

Apr 17, 2012
The Senate Banking Committee will decide whether to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank, which supports U.S. jobs through exports. But small government advocates say it's time to rethink the program.
Posted In: import export

Congress fights over Export-Import Bank funding

Mar 19, 2012
Some senators want to beef up funding to help exporters promote their wares overseas, but airlines say that only helps foreign competitors buy aircraft more cheaply than domestic airlines.
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Japan's first trade deficit in 30 years

Jan 25, 2012
Natural disasters at home and abroad contributed to the country having fewer exports than imports.
Posted In: Japan, trade, import export

China's trade surplus narrows

Jan 10, 2012
Chinese exports took a hit in the last year because of the European debt crisis, while the export market suffered as Chinese consumers bought less.
Posted In: China, import export

Small businesses turn to outsourcing for growth

Jan 2, 2012
One thing we'll be hearing a lot about this election year is ways to grow the economy. Small businesses are looking for their share of the action, but could that have unintended consequences?
Posted In: Small Business, import export, outsourcing