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Late last week, ProvPort, the nonprofit, public-private partnership that owns and operates the Port of Providence, released an economic impact report on its 20th anniversary. The topline of the … more
Rhode Island ranked eighth in the nation in terms of jobs lost to China from 2001 to 2013, according to a study released by the Economic Policy Institute on Thursday. more
Competitive advantage can take many forms. Innovation, for instance, is one of the strongest defenses against competitors and the hallmark of the successful, modern business. But the physical world can provide an advantage that is just as … more
Rhode Island ranked 31st among the 50 states for its 6.7 percent drop in exports during the first eight months of the year compared with the same period last year, according to e-forecasting.com. more
(Updated, 1:45 p.m., Nov. 14) The recently completed Trans-Pacific Partnership has benefits for Rhode Island businesses and communities as it will eliminate all foreign import taxes on industrial and consumer goods, according to the U.S. Commercial Service. more
One big piece of news in the past couple of weeks has been the release of a new paper by recent economics Nobel winner Angus Deaton and his co-author Anne Case. The paper highlights a very disturbing trend – death rates are increasing for white … more
Five percent, or 24, of Rhode Island’s 506 middle-market firms are engaged in exporting, according to Middle Market Power Index: Taking the Global Stage, a report from American Express and Dun & Bradstreet. more
A special business-development session for defense industry manufacturers will be held next week through STEAM Engine USA. more
Govs. Gina M. Raimondo of Rhode Island and Charlie Baker of Massachusetts will headline the inaugural Regional Governors Panel at the 30th Annual World Trade Day at Bryant University on Wednesday. more
The R.I. Commerce Corp. has announced a business trade mission to Taiwan and South Korea in August in an effort to increase the state’s exports. more
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