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America’s merchandise trade deficit shrank to $60.5 billion in November from $61.3 billion the prior month, advanced data issued by the Commerce Department showed on Tuesday. more
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The trade deficit unexpectedly widened in October as weaker foreign orders for U.S. goods and services outweighed a cooling in imports. more
Rhode Island ranked 34th in the nation for its lack of export growth during the first nine months of the year, according to e-forecasting.com. 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
(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
A proposal to offer tax incentives to a Canadian company that wants to establish a cement distribution facility at the Port of Providence drew support from construction trade unions and the administration of Mayor Jorge O. Elorza Thursday, at a public hearing of the City Council Finance Committee. more
Kevin Tracy is senior vice president and market executive at Bank of America Merrill Lynch. He recently hosted a breakfast presentation at Quonset Development Corp. to talk with business owners about how they can grow through the import and export business, touching on subjects including tax implications, financing trade and how to leverage the supply chain in Rhode Island. more
This fall Bryant University started a new undergraduate program in Zhuhai, China, with the expectation that in four years, 160 Chinese students will graduate in their home country with an undergraduate business degree from Smithfield-based Bryant. … more
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