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Trade
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The trade deficit in the U.S. narrowed more than forecast in May on record exports, signaling a pickup in global growth that will boost American manufacturers. more
Imports dropped in June by the most in a year as the U.S. economy moved closer to energy independence, helping the trade deficit unexpectedly narrow. more
The economy in the U.S. contracted for the first time in three years from January through March as companies added to inventories at a slower pace and curtailed investment. more
The U.S. economy contracted in the first quarter by the most since the depths of the last recession as consumer spending cooled. more
Orders for business equipment unexpectedly fell in March for a seventh consecutive month, a sign business investment will remain sluggish. more
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
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Don’t let the small mountain of coal overlooking the Port of Providence fool you. more
World Trade Day, edition No. 30, to be held May 20, gives us the opportunity to examine just what effects trade can have on the Ocean State. The event, produced by Bryant University's John H. Chafee Center for International Business, … more
The U.S. trade deficit widened in March to the highest level in more than six years, fueled by a record surge in imports as commercial activity resumed at West Coast ports following a resolution to labor disputes. more
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