U.S. ag organizations pushing to end the U.S. embargo on Cuba contend there is plenty of opportunity in Cuba if the U.S. government allowed the country to purchase U.S. food and ag commodities on credit rather than cash in advance. Click here for the full story
Eugene, Ore.-based distributor Organically Grown Co. has become a member of the Domestic Fair Trade Association.
Germany’s plans for its first national solar tender make no sense, according to the country’s national solar trade organization, BSW Solar. BSW Solar notes that the tender will lower market volumes for large solar farms right at the time that the power generated by them continues to fall in price. Show More Summary
The Los Angeles Kings placed Mike Richards on waivers Monday, which means the veteran center's time with the organization could be over. Richards could be claimed by/traded to another team or sent to the club's AHL affiliate, the Manchester...Show More Summary
The Senate's action was hailed by a number of supplement trade organizations.
An advocacy group for drones hosted a free OK Go concert last week at Washington’s 9:30 Club, but the organization asked federal employees to pay. The Small UAV Coalition, a trade group that promotes drone use “for commercial, consumer, recreational and philanthropic purposes,” requested that federal workers fork over $25 for admission to “comply with ethics rules.” […]
Investigating organized crime links with art crimes components is complicated. Sometimes researchers are able to draw detailed maps of criminal enterprise that fuels the illicit art and antiquities trade and other times investigations...Show More Summary
As the World Trade Organization (WTO) enters its third decade, WTO Director General Roberto Azevêdo is seeking to move forwardRead the Rest...
Today I give unmitigated praise to Rashad Richey: The former Marketing Director for the "Georgia Democratic Party" The present WAOK Late Morning Talkshow Host - where he practices the same trade as when he was in his previous job. On...Show More Summary
Having marked its 20th anniversary earlier this month, the World Trade Organization must move quickly from celebrating to soul-searching when some of its members convene in Switzerland this week.
The World Trade Organization (WTO) Appellate Body issued a decision on January 15 finding Argentina’s import restrictions on U.S. and other importedRead the Rest...
The 2014-15 NBA season is gearing up to pass the halfway mark, which means buyers are jockeying for position in the trade market and sellers are weighing their options. By this point in the season, most organizations have a realistic feel for how the season is going to play out. Show More Summary
Andre Ethier was once a pillar of the storied Los Angeles Dodgers organization, so stable a contributor that the previous ownership/front-office regime gave him a heavy eight-figure contract. Now, two-and-a-half years later, Ethier has...Show More Summary
The Philadelphia Phillies haven’t launched a full-on rebuilding process, at least not yet, but the organization appears to be headed in that direction based on recent trades. The Phillies have targeted young, projectable pitchers inShow More Summary
Organic produce has seen steady growth in the U.S., but international markets offer additional opportunities for producers and distributors.
More than 25 companies and organizations launched the U.S. Agriculture Coalition for Cuba (USACC) in Washington Thursday to liberalize trade and re-establish Cuba as a market for U.S. food and agriculture exports. Among the speakersShow More Summary
The video on demand (VOD) growth party has come to an end. According to data from the Digital Entertainment Group trade organization, cable, satellite and Internet VOD rentals dropped 6.7 percent to $1.97 billion in 2014, reversing what was traditionally a positive growth trend.
A little label is causing a big stir among the U.S., Canada and Mexico, but research finds the majority of consumers don't even know it exists. In October 2014, the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of Canada and Mexico, finding that the mandated country-of-origin labels in the U.S. Show More Summary
Even while the NBA trade deadline sits a few months away, the Rajon Rondo trade illustrates a growing trend among organizations. Boston Celtics general manager Danny Ainge seemed to realize that holding on to the former All-Star point...Show More Summary
Oscar winning director Kathryn Bigelow's latest film Last Days is an animated short on the illegal ivory trade. The international industry, which reportedly finances terrorist organizations such as al-Shabab and the Lord's Resistance Army, threatens to bring elephants to extinction within the next ten years. Show More Summary