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US department of commerce building with american flag

September 12, 2018

Trump tariffs spark industry campaign to de-escalate trade war

The groups are launching a campaign of more than $3 million, involving town hall-style events in key congressional districts ahead of the midterm elections, digital advertising and other grassroots outreach to Congress and the administration.

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September 12, 2018

Port of Long Beach gets USD 50mn for zero emissions project

The Port of Long Beach has received preliminary approval for a USD 50 million grant from the California Air Resources Board for a sweeping, transformative demonstration of a near-zero and zero-emissions supply chain at the nation’s second-busiest seaport.

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lower level of Shanghai China skyline waterfront on foggy day

September 11, 2018

China seeks to retaliate against the US over dumping violation

China will ask the World Trade Organization this month for permission to retaliate against the U.S. for failure to comply with a dispute ruling that found some of its anti-dumping rules to be illegal.

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under wooden pier during foggy coastal storm

September 11, 2018

Update - Hurricane Florence Alert from BDP International

Florence, a Category 4 storm packing winds of 130 miles per hour (210 kph), was expected to make landfall on Friday, most likely in southeastern North Carolina near the South Carolina border, the National Hurricane Center in Miami said.

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red white and blue shipping containers stacked in storage yard

September 10, 2018

Port Tracker reports strong U.S. import growth, spurred on by tariffs

Port Tracker reported that U.S.-based retail container ports handled 1.9 million TEU, which marks a 2.8% increase over June and a 5.6% annual gain.

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