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Georgia exports reach $39.4 billion in 2014, hit new record

WASHINGTON (WJCL) – Merchandise exports from Georgia hit $39.4 billion in 2014, reaching a new record. Georgia’s exports in 2014 helped the U.S. achieve a record high for goods and services exports: $2.35 trillion. 701 more words

National

The importance of SCRM's role in connection to FITARA

What is FITARA?

The Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA) gives government agency CIOs greater authority in the information technology acquisition process. This includes increased responsibilities for planning, programming, budgeting, executing, reporting, managing, governing, and overseeing IT investments. 496 more words

The Seven Lessons of Successful Exporters

It’s easier than ever to sell a product or service to a buyer in another country. Mega-trade agreements now being negotiated, which will knit together buyers and sellers in the U.S., Asia and Europe and make selling to a customer in Singapore or São Paulo almost as easy as to a customer in Seattle. 1,383 more words

Global

Office of Space Commercialization: Can They Regulate?

In my last post, I made a brief mention of the Office of Space Commercialization (OSC).  For those of you who are not familiar with the office you can find information about them on… 292 more words

Space Law

Energy Assistance Available

If you or someone you know is in need of additional assistance paying for heating and energy bills, the Energy Assistance Program might be able to help. 42 more words

Neighborhood Resources

Don’t forget the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) when you file this year!

It’s Federal income tax filing season! Each year the Department of Commerce partners with a number of other agencies and organizations to promote the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) 255 more words

Resources For You

How did Americans spend the $13 billion they saved on gas?

U.S. retailers enjoyed their best holiday season in years.

But it wasn’t so much the result of outstanding merchandising prowess as it was the benefit of gas prices falling to their lowest levels in five years, putting an extra $13 billion more in consumers’ pockets. 251 more words

Retail