Tradewinds

A monthly column summarizing news and developments relating to global supply chains.

ARTICLES

Emerging Markets Still Growing

March 1, 2014

 There are still opportunities in developing markets, despite economic and political turmoil. 


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SEKO Store Development Services Helps Global Retail Business Open Faster

A new joint venture to deliver project and process management methods to help expanding retail businesses open stores quicker with greater control and cost efficiency while increasing sales weeks per store in new markets.
February 19, 2014
A new joint venture to deliver project and process management methods to help expanding retail businesses open stores quicker with greater control and cost efficiency while increasing sales weeks per store in new markets.
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Coface 2014 Economic Outlook for China

Stable growth but risk of rising cost of funds and sector overcapacities.
February 6, 2014
Stable growth but risk of rising cost of funds and sector overcapacities.
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The Most Important Ties

Many believe the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important.
February 3, 2014

Many believe the economic and trade relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important.


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Congressional Comments on TPP Cut Short

Rep. McDermott cuts comments short as shots fired in front of Capitol.
October 3, 2013

A press call to discuss the TransPacific Partnership included Rep. Rosa DeLauro and Rep. Jim McDermott, both of whom called for more transparency.


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Fed Downgrades U.S. GDP Outlook

Odds of a 2014 taper are a bit higher as the U.S. Federal Reserve lowers economic expectations
September 22, 2013
The U.S. Federal Reserve lowered GDP expectations for 2013, fueling expectations of a 2014 tapering.
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New Orleans Partnership Promotes Trade

Parrish development authority and World Trade Center establish direct partnership.
September 12, 2013
Terrebonne Parish ED group and New Orleans World Trade Center sign memorandum of understanding.
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IAG Cargo Announces London-Austin Texas Service

New service provides direct flight between Austin-Bergstrom International Airport and London Heathrow.
September 11, 2013
IAG Cargo announced it will offer cargo services on a new route from London Heathrow to Austin, Texas, starting in March 2014.
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Libya Air Cargo Service Launched

Demand for freighter service at Tripoli’s airport is expected to be high.
September 11, 2013
Chapman Freeborn Airchartering and Air Libya will manage an Antonov An-26 aircraft in Libya.
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Non-Manufacturing Expansion Accelerates in August

ISM's Non-Manufacturing Index reached its highest level since January 2008.
September 11, 2013
Non-manufacturing industries expanded at a much quicker pace in August.
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Kansas City SmartPort Momentum 2013 focused on 3PLs, the issues facing the industry, and the role or logistics in economic development

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