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TPA Now

Workers in Oregon are about to discover what it’s like to live in a world without international trade. Since last month, two major shipping companies have announced that they’ll no longer use Portland’s Terminal 6, a 419-acre facility with seven gantry cranes. The departure of Hanjin and Hapag-Lloyd will devastate the local economy. “They take […]

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TPA Now

Workers in Oregon are about to discover what it’s like to live in a world without international trade. Since last month, two major shipping companies have announced that they’ll no longer use Portland’s Terminal 6, a 419-acre facility with seven gantry cranes. The departure of Hanjin and Hapag-Lloyd will devastate the local economy. “They take […]

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GM Technology Can Be Western Australia’s Ally

The U.S. government has just approved a new kind of apple. When cut or bruised, it keeps its color—it doesn’t turn brown, as apples do so quickly now. The Canadian company behind this innovation calls them “Arctic apples.” They’re the result of a new form of genetic modification. Rather than transplanting genes from one species […]

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The Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act

Congress, after months of delays searching for a bipartisan compromise in the Senate Finance Committee, is now fully engaged in the trade policy debate with a bill to renew trade promotion authority (TPA).  The House and Senate have held committee hearings on the same bill, the Bipartisan Congressional Trade Priorities and Accountability Act, and will […]

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Fast Track The Fast Track Trade Promotion Authority

Source – Investor’s Business Daily Editorial Date – 24 Apr 2015 Website – news.investors.com/ibd-editorials Trade: With committees in both houses now approving fast-track trade promotion authority, a last-ditch, dead-end floor fight in Congress to try to stop it is next. It’s a waste of time, given the benefits of free trade.

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