Tag Archive: trade

Jan 24

Fast-Tracking Misery

When it comes to trade policy, President Barack Obama is mimicking the same policies he criticized when he served in the Senate.    As a presidential candidate, Obama promised to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), recognizing the enormous loss of domestic jobs caused by its passage 20 years ago.    He sure …

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Sep 21

Texas adds jobs

Texas’ private sector continued to grow in August, with 8,100 jobs added. Texas’ total nonfarm employment was up over the year for a total gain of 253,200 nonfarm jobs, despite declining by 1,300 jobs in August. This most recent annual growth brings total nonfarm jobs in Texas to 10,615,000. Texas has experienced positive annual job …

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Apr 28

Direct flights from Texas to Cuba expected to increase trade opportunities

Agricultural trade with Cuba just became a little easier. The U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency recently authorized Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) to offer direct flights to the island nation. Previously, Texas farmers and ranchers who planned to travel to Cuba for trade purposes encountered extra travel time and expense because only three U.S. …

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