International Trade News

International trade is the movement of goods from country to country, whether through bilateral or multinational free trade agreements. Measured through trade data supplied by numerous groups, including the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division, international trade is accomplished through a variety of trade finance mechanisms, including letters of credit and loan guarantees through the U.S. Export-Import Bank and other global facilities.

News & Analysis

05 Dec 2016
House and Senate negotiators Monday released a compromise water infrastructure bill — with some long-anticipated federal dollars for harbor deepening projects at Port Everglades and Charleston — and plan to send it to President Obama’s desk before the end of the week.
24 Oct 2016
After years being bandied about, a planned $3 billion container terminal on the Georgia-South Carolina border took a major step forward last week when the US Army Corps of Engineers formally began its review of the project.
24 Oct 2016
APM Terminals has ordered more than 40 pieces of equipment for its second transshipment terminal under construction at the Tanger-Med port complex in Morocco.
21 Oct 2016
The 2016 US presidential election has been fraught with divisive discourse and reality television-style drama, but the top two leading candidates appear to actually agree when it comes to matters of transportation infrastructure and trade.
21 Oct 2016
The Brazilian Ministry for Transport, Ports, and Civil Aviation has decided to privatize dredging operations at the country’s top three ports of Santos, Paranagua, and Rio de Janeiro.
19 Oct 2016
The competition to develop much-needed modern port facilities in Bangladesh has intensified.
19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
14 Oct 2016
The most powerful port, shipping, and transportation industry groups in Brazil are banding together to pressure the government to reform the country’s port law.
14 Oct 2016
Hanjin Shipping’s failure put a noticeable dent in US import volumes.
14 Oct 2016
TraPac plans to nearly double the size of its marine terminal at the Port of Oakland.
14 Oct 2016
The impacts of Brexit on the world’s largest trading center for plants and flowers provides a window into how the decision to leave the EU will impact European trade and corporations.