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Articles in Freight & Shipping Companies, eCommerce and Economy

Exporting businesses add 90,672 jobs in Tennessee, Georgia in past 5 years

by Dave Flessner (Photo by Associated Press/Times Free Press.) on

Fillaeur Cos. Inc. is celebrating its 100th birthday this year with an expansion of the production facility where the orthotic and prosthetic maker has operated from for the past century.... Read full article

China clings to strong yuan despite export slowdown

by Koh Gui Qing on

BEIJING, April 14 (Reuters) - As China's export engine sputters, it is avoiding the seemingly simple fix of letting its managed currency drift lower to improve competitiveness, constrained by the threat of faster capital withdrawal as its economy ... Read full article

$2.4M advanced manufacturing school opens in Burnsville

by Mike Cronin (Photo: Beth Morris/Mayland Community College/Special to the Citizen-Times) on

Students will learn engineering skills that will help address regional and national shortages... Read full article

A Golden Mystery In Massachusetts

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Massachusetts shipped nearly $2 billion of the precious metal to far-flung markets last year... Read full article

India is world's fastest growing major economy. Can it last?

by Patrick Gillespie on

Its economy is growing faster than China's this year, and the most of any major economy in the world. It will surpass Russia's this year in size and nearly equal Brazil's in 2016, according to new data from the International Monetary Fund.... Read full article

Marsh: 5 reasons to be upbeat on world's economy

by David Marsh, Special for USA TODAY (Photo: Charlie Riedel, AP) on

Gloom will be on plentiful display in Washington this week when finance ministers and central bankers from around the world gather for economic parleying. The International Monetary Fund, which hosts its spring meetings with the World Bank, has warne... Read full article

The global economy’s bizarre problem: Too much money

by Matt Phillips on

If you’ve seen The Wolf of Wall Street, you know having too much money can be a problem. And too much money is part of the predicament that the world economy finds itself in right now.... Read full article

Parking Space May Be Final Frontier in the Sharing Economy

by BY SEAN ELDER on

It has been estimated that at any given moment, one out of five cars driving around a city is looking for parking. Take San Francisco (please!); in this famously parking-challenged city, it’s estimated that 30% of cars on the street are hunting for s... Read full article

China’s Gionee To Set Up Smartphone Manufacturing Plant In India As Supply Hub For Region: Report

by Harichandan Arakali (Photo Credit: Gionee/official Facebook page) on

William Wu, president of Chinese smartphone maker Gionee, speaks at an event in Hyderabad, India, to promote the company's Elife S7 smartphone. Gionee is looking to double sales in India this year and will set up a manufacturing base as well.... Read full article

Mexico's Manufacturing Sector Continues to Grow

by Stratfor Global Intelligence on

Mexico's economy has performed well relative to other major Latin American economies in recent years, largely because of its thriving manufacturing sector. Unlike Brazil and Argentina, whose manufacturing sectors are slumping, Mexico has continued to... Read full article

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