Posts filed under ‘Mexico’

U.S. presses renewables exports to Mexico

Obama administration and U.S. industry officials are in Mexico this week to promote exports of renewable energy technologies to that country.

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American Shipper, Sept. 28, 2011

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September 29, 2011 at 2:47 pm

Dairymen: Resolve U.S.-Mexico border dispute

 The International Dairy Foods Association said Tuesday it supports the proposed cross-border trucking agreement between the United States and Mexico developed by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
   In comments filed with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, IDFA said its members need to regain full duty-free access to the U.S. dairy industry’s largest export market, Mexico.  Read more.

American Shipper, 4/27/2011

May 9, 2011 at 7:00 am

CEVA expands JIT service from Mexico

 CEVA Logistics said it has added Saturday night service to its trucking service from Mexico to the United States and Canada to meet industrial demand for components on Monday mornings.
   Saturday Night Expedite is primarily aimed at serving automotive companies in the Midwest and Ontario that depend on just-in-time deliveries to prevent costly production shut downs.  Read more.

American Shipper, 4/27/2011

May 6, 2011 at 7:00 am

U.S. Jump-Starts Bid to End Truck Dispute With Mexico

The Obama administration launched a bid to resolve a festering trade dispute with Mexico over allowing foreign truckers onto U.S. roads.

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said Washington would seek talks with Mexico over a U.S. ban on that country’s trucks operating north of the border. The ban has prompted Mexico to slap punitive tariffs on some $2 billion in U.S. goods.

Mr. LaHood sent a blueprint to Congress outlining principles the White House would push. Mr. Obama could end the ban without congressional approval, but he is seeking to get key Democrats and others on board.

The transportation secretary said a formal proposal could emerge in coming months, and another U.S. official said the goal was to have the nearly two-year-old ban lifted “as soon as possible.”

A Mexican official said that while Mexico welcomed the proposal, it was “just an initiative” and would not yet prompt the country to lift the punitive tariffs. Mexico says the ban violates the North American Free Trade Agreement. Read More

Source: J. MITCHELL, Wall Street Journal, January 7, 2011

January 10, 2011 at 7:00 am

What Border Officials Can Do With Your Laptop And Cellular Phone

Having your laptop searched or detained by Customs on your way back from a business trip would be a nightmare for most business people. This scenario is quite possible under new governmental policies. In fact, it is becoming so frequent that last August, Customs and Border Protection (“CBP”) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (“ICE”) both issued their respective new policies on border searches of electronic devices. It was a coordinated effort of CBP and ICE to update and harmonize their border policies to detect an array of illegal activities, including terrorism, cash smuggling, contraband, child pornography, copyright, and export control violations. Link

Source: porterwright

February 23, 2010 at 8:00 am

Wal-Mart’s Painful Lessons

It’s rare that a $100 billion business can be marginalized, but such is the case with the international arm of Wal-Mart Stores (WMT). As a stand-alone company, it would rank among the top five global retailers. Inside the $401 billion retail giant, though, the business has traditionally received short shrift. Its Bentonville (Ark.) headquarters is underwhelming—a drab, largely windowless, one-story structure named after Bill Mitchell, a former Walmart executive whom nobody seems to remember. (By Matthew Boyle, Business Week)

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October 16, 2009 at 11:33 am

RD International Trade Seminar Series Office of Economics

RD International Trade Seminar Series
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Location: 500 E Street, SW Washington, DC
Room : Conference Room – 615P

Metro Directions:
Take the orange, blue, yellow or green lines to the L’Enfant Plaza stop. Use the exit marked “7th & D Sts.” Exit through the construction, down the stairs. Turn right and walk east to the corner of 6th and D Sts. (half a block). Turn right and walk south on 6th St. (2 blocks) to the corner of 6th and E Sts. The USITC building is on the left (SW corner).

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October 15, 2009 at 8:00 am


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