Updated April 25 at 4:56pm
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
The biggest gain in U.S. exports in nine months helped narrow the trade deficit in March, pointing to a revival of global demand that will help the world’s largest economy strengthen. 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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At the Port of Davisville in North Kingstown, 250,000 cars will arrive by ship, rail and truck from major auto manufacturers this year, making it one of the nation’s top unloading spots for auto imports. more
Don’t let the small mountain of coal overlooking the Port of Providence fool you. more
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