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Manager / Assistant Manager Sales (Imports) - UF Logistics

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Manager / Assistant Manager Sales (Imports)
UF Logistics
UF Logistics is one of the fastest growing freight forwarding organization and a part of UF group of companies, having offices in major cities and a global network. 9 more words

(What's Left of) Our Economy: GDP Revisions Show Trade Remains a Drag on U.S. Recovery Growth - & Trade Policy More So

Today’s new GDP figures from the Commerce Department show that growth was revised up for the third quarter even though the nation’s trade deficit improved by some $20 billion less than first estimated over the second quarter figure. 610 more words

{What's Left Of) Our Economy

Brazil's 'Most Expensive iPhone' Becomes The Subject Of Mockery

Anderson Antunes – Forbes, 11/24/2014

Home to the world’s most expensive iPhone, Brazil has long been considered one of the priciest countries. The high taxes paid by Brazilians (about 36% of the country’s GDP, considerably more than the 21% average for upper-middle-income countries and really a joke if the woeful public services provided to Brazilians are taken into account), Draconian import duties (Brazil applies a 60% flat import tax on most manufactured retail goods), harsh labor laws that make it hard to use workers efficiently and currency exchange fluctuations are some of the reasons behind the so-called “custo Brasil” — or simply the “Brazil cost.” 106 more words

Trade, Economy And Development

How America's only water sommelier justifies his restaurant's 44-page water menu

LOS ANGELES—Martin Riese doesn’t drink US tap water. “I mean, I use it to brush my teeth,” he says. “Have you smelled it?” But he can rattle off many European locales where he enjoys the tap water. 461 more words

The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) Has Set Additional Tariffs on Chinese Tires

The United States Department of Commerce (DOC) has set additional tariffs on Chinese consumer tire imports. Based on the decision — which goes into effect immediately but can be reviewed at a later date — Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. 215 more words

Small Country with Big Imports

 I walk a distance of  4km to work and back almost every day. I decided to count how many soda drink ads I’d see going in one direction. 415 more words


Insect-resistant maize can increase yields/decrease pesticide use in Mexico

Fall Armyworm

Although maize was originally domesticated in Mexico, the country’s average yield per hectare is 38% below the world’s average. In fact, Mexico imports 30% of its maize from foreign sources to keep up with internal demand.

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