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Global Competitiveness: San Diego selected for Brooking’s FDI program

Global Competitiveness: San Diego selected for Brooking’s FDI program | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

San Diego is one of only six cities selected to participate in a new pilot program to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to the region as part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the renowned Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.

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Gov. Brown to lead trade delegation to Mexico City

Gov. Brown to lead trade delegation to Mexico City | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Agenda includes signing of agreements on higher education and climate change.

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United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade

United States and Korea Streamline Organic Trade | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

Organic processed products certified in the United States or Korea can now be labeled as organic in either country.  This will allow American organic farmers, processors, and businesses greater access to Korea’s growing market for organic products.  The arrangement between the two nations will take effect on July 1, 2014.

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Taking Advantage of Business Opportunities in Colombia | MBDA Web Portal

Taking Advantage of Business Opportunities in Colombia | MBDA Web Portal | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

The U.S. Department of Commerce, through its Look South campaign, helps U.S. exporters to expand their markets and identify new opportunities in Latin America. U.S. goods exports to Peru, Panama, Mexico, and Colombia have increased every year since 2009.

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Export business isn’t just for the big boys now

Export business isn’t just for the big boys now | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Initiatives on many fronts have made it easier for companies to sell abroad
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Free Trade Agreements: What You Should Know for Your Small Business Exports | SBA.gov

Free Trade Agreements: What You Should Know for Your Small Business Exports | SBA.gov | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

Interested in exporting your small business’s goods or services outside the United States? Have you heard of free-trade agreements? Here’s what you should know about how they can benefit you in the exporting process.

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U.S. Commerce Department Launches National Export Initiative/NEXT

U.S. Commerce Department Launches National Export Initiative/NEXT | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

The Obama Administration will build on the success of the National Export Initiative (NEI) by launching NEI/NEXT:  a new customer service-driven strategy with improved information resources that will ensure American businesses are fully able to capitalize on expanded opportunities to sell their goods and services abroad. 

 

NEI/NEXT will help more American companies reach more overseas markets by improving data, providing information on specific export opportunities, working more closely with financing organizations and service providers, and partnering with states and communities to empower local export efforts.

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U.S. Exports Reach $193.9 Billion in March

U.S. Exports Reach $193.9 Billion in March | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

The United States exported $193.9 billion of goods and services in March 2014, according to data released today by the Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) of the U.S. Commerce Department.

"As the numbers prove, consumers around the world favor U.S. goods and services, because they know 'Made in America' is the best you can buy," said Export-Import Bank Chairman and President Fred P. Hochberg. "Ex-Im Bank will continue to support U.S. exporters as they fill orders abroad and support jobs here at home."

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Global Competitiveness: San Diego selected for Brooking’s FDI program

Global Competitiveness: San Diego selected for Brooking’s FDI program | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

San Diego is one of only six cities selected to participate in a new pilot program to attract foreign direct investment (FDI) to the region as part of the Global Cities Initiative, a joint project of the renowned Brookings Institution and JPMorgan Chase.

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Supply Chain Opportunities Abound in Mexico as Industrial Suppliers Showcase Growing Industrial Supply Benefits - Co-Production International, Inc.

Supply Chain Opportunities Abound in Mexico as Industrial Suppliers Showcase Growing Industrial Supply Benefits - Co-Production International, Inc. | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Over the last few weeks, events in San Diego and in Mexicali have highlighted industrial supply chain opportunities throughout Baja California's various manufacturing industries, says Co-Production International (CPI). The administrative and shelter services provider based out of San Diego notes regional growth underscored by the recent events targeting supply chain opportunities in Mexico.

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U.S. Quarterly Trade Deficit Was the Smallest in 14 Years

U.S. Quarterly Trade Deficit Was the Smallest in 14 Years | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
The Commerce Department said gains in overseas investment income and exports narrowed the imbalance to $81.1 billion.
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Why Manufacturing is Critical to California’s Economy

For every one job created in manufacturing, at least two to three jobs are created to support the sector. Further, manufacturing firms create regional wealth by producing a product that is exported to other states and countries. This attracts additional funds to the region — creating business, individual and community wealth. Because of this ripple effect, manufacturing firms have a deeper impact on the state of the economy than most other industries.

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Assemblymember Medina to Hold Hearing on Southern California's Logistical Network and its Effect on Jobs and the Economy | San Diego Center for International Trade Development (CITD)

Assemblymember Medina to Hold Hearing on Southern California's Logistical Network and its Effect on Jobs and the Economy | San Diego Center for International Trade Development (CITD) | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

Assemblymember Jose Medina, Chair of the Assembly Jobs, Economic Development and the Economy Committee will be holding an informational hearing titled:

 

Creating Competitive Advantages within the Southern California Logistical Network

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New stadium or exports. What wins?

New stadium or exports. What wins? | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Would new exports provide the biggest boost to the economy?
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Explore the New SBA Exporting Site | Export Successes, Training and Online Resources | SBA.gov

Explore the New SBA Exporting Site | Export Successes, Training and Online Resources | SBA.gov | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

Explore the new U.S. Small Business Administration exporting site. Small businesses looking to increase sales and profit are taking their businesses global. SBA provides counseling, training and financing to support small business export opportunities.


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Mexico’s Recently Announced Trade Surplus to be Highlighted in CPI’s Third Quarter Baja Manufacturing Tour

Mexico’s Recently Announced Trade Surplus to be Highlighted in CPI’s Third Quarter Baja Manufacturing Tour | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Co-Production International (CPI) announces its Baja Manufacturing Tour for this coming July 25th as Mexico releases positive trade surplus of almost $510 million dollars ending this April. With the country’s National Institute of Statistics and Geography (INEGI) reporting an April 2013 deficit of $1.22 billion dollars, this announcement has US companies keen on the Mexico manufacturing sector’s growth and contribution to export statistics reported for this year. CPI’s third quarter tour comes at a timely moment and aims to give US firms first-hand access to the benefits of manufacturing in Baja California.
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USTR Highlights Trade Opportunities for Small Businesses in Chile and Peru | Office of the United States Trade Representative

USTR Highlights Trade Opportunities for Small Businesses in Chile and Peru | Office of the United States Trade Representative | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

In Santiago, USTR welcomed the decision of the Bachelet Administration to establish 50 SBDCs based on the U.S. model throughout Chile, in order to promote inclusive growth and strengthen our respective countries ties in the SME sector. 

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Global Trade and Logistics: Employer Engagement Status and Summary Report

Global Trade and Logistics: Employer Engagement Status and Summary Report | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

San Diego and Imperial Region Global Trade and Logistics: Employer Engagement Status and Summary Report presents employee skills needs within the Global Trade and Logistics industry. The report is a summary of the meeting between representatives of local companies involved in international trade and community college educators to discuss the skills employers looks for in employees in this industry. Read the full report here: 

http://www.sandiegocitd.org/sites/default/files/Global%20Trade%20and%20Logistics_Final.pdf


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A guide through rough trade waters from U.S. Commercial Service

A guide through rough trade waters from U.S. Commercial Service | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
Say you work in Southern California for a small or medium-sized company. You want to sell pretzels in Vietnam. Or electric power cable in China. Or lipstick in Denmark.
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NOAA Provides Environmental Intelligence to Keep Goods Moving Along Our Marine Highways | Department of Commerce

NOAA Provides Environmental Intelligence to Keep Goods Moving Along Our Marine Highways | Department of Commerce | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

By weight, 75 percent of U.S. international trade moves through the nation’s ports and harbors. Those ports support, directly and indirectly, more than 13 million American jobs.

 

NOAA provides environmental intelligence to support safe, efficient, and environmentally sound navigation through U.S. ports. NOAA produces the nation’s nautical charts, which provide essential navigation information such as water depths; locations of dangers to navigation; locations and characteristics of aids to navigation; anchorages; and other features.

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U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Expansion of Global Resources to Support U.S. Businesses, Exports | Department of Commerce

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker Announces Expansion of Global Resources to Support U.S. Businesses, Exports | Department of Commerce | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker today announced the Department of Commerce will expand its overseas resources to help U.S. businesses navigate additional global markets and sell their goods and services to customers all over the world. The Department’s International Trade Administration will add a total of 68 new positions and open offices in five new countries, including its first in Burma. The expansion is largely focused on fast-growing markets in Asia and sub-Saharan Africa.

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Wayne Winegarden: International trade key to robust economy

Wayne Winegarden: International trade key to robust economy | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

International trade is a key driver of California’s economy.

Golden State companies export more than $158 billion worth of goods – from computer equipment to strawberries – to foreign markets every year. California also exports an impressive $89.3 billion in services, the highest total in the country. And foreign-owned companies employ 567,000 people all across the state.

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South County leaders predict growth spurt

South County leaders predict growth spurt | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
South County is preparing for a large growth spurt, as long-range projects start construction and new investors head south, regional leaders said March 13 at a roundtable discussion held by The Daily Transcript.

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Medtronic Discusses Business Opportunities with Regional Suppliers | San Diego Center for International Trade Development (CITD)

Medtronic Discusses Business Opportunities with Regional Suppliers | San Diego Center for International Trade Development (CITD) | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it

Medtronic, one of the world's largest medical technologies company, was the latest company to participate in theOtay Mesa Chamber of Commerce's MEXPORT Supplier's Forum. 

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SBA, USTR Helping U.S. Small Business Exporters Expand Trade with European Union

Exporting is one of the most effective ways for small firms to expand their markets and grow their businesses. In 2013, President Obama announced that the United States would begin negotiating a comprehensive Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) with the European Union.

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San Diego's next mayor looks at Mexico

San Diego's next mayor looks at Mexico | Global Trade and Logistics | Scoop.it
San Diego Mayor-elect Kevin Faulconer has some binational plans.
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