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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.

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Midyear Trucking Report: Is a Rally or Retreat Ahead?
Aug 25, 2016 2:00PM EDT

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25 Jul 2016
Port touts its proximity to distribution centers along Florida's I-4 corridor.
The Port of Baltimore, pictured, has rail access, but would stand to gain much if that access could accommodate double-stacked trains.
21 Jul 2016
The Port of Baltimore is not giving up on a project to raise the Howard Street tunnel enough to allow the passage of double-stacked freight trains.
APMT hopes that new cranes able to handle some of the largest mega-ships afloat, pictured, will help transform Pecem, Brazil, into a regional container hub.
21 Jul 2016
APM Terminals and port owner Cearaportus hope to turn the Brazilian Port of Pecem into a regional east coast South America hub.
20 Jul 2016
A recently re-enacted law will offer some U.S. importers tariff reductions.
Indian exports, such as this handcrafted jute weaving, are rebounding after a slide that lasted more than year.
18 Jul 2016
Indian exports are rebounding from a slide that lasted more than year.
It is difficult to project how the U.S. container trade will develop this year because of difficult comparisons to 2015 rooted in the West Coast labor dispute at that time.
12 Jul 2016
U.S. containerized imports should slightly rise over the second half of 2016.
12 Jul 2016
Japanese container trade volume will slip slightly in fiscal 2016 for the third straight year.
11 Jul 2016
India is scouting for U.S. investment and technology for its infrastructure development program.
08 Jul 2016
Senior politicians in Kerala state, where a greenfield deep-sea transshipment port similar to Enayam is already under development, have expressed opposition to the recently approved Enayam project.
06 Jul 2016
The Department of Transportation plans to award 18 grants totaling $600 million to 16 states via the Nationally Significant Freight and Highway Projects program.
06 Jul 2016
Californian merchandise exporters struggled in May.