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Posts by Sherry Mulkins

Kentucky Nation’s Leading Whiskey Exporter

Gov. Andy Beshear announced today that Kentucky is the nation’s leading whiskey exporter, which includes bourbon and rye, according to 2019 export reports. In 2019 Kentucky exports also continued to grow reaching more than $33 billion in goods and services shipped abroad. Kentucky grew its exports by 4% over the previous year, despite a nationwide…

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UPS & SOS Partner to Help Combat Coronavirus

SOS provided protective medical gear weighing more than 10,000 pounds and UPS provided the transportation to Shanghai, China in order to combat the shortage of medical supplies due to the lock-down in Wuhan and surrounding areas resulting from the coronavirus.   Read the Press Release Categories Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month February 2020 October 2019…

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University of Kentucky MBA Students Develop Solutions with World Trade Center Kentucky

World Trade Center Kentucky (WTC-KY) has partnered with the University of Kentucky’s Gatton College of Business and Economics for the eighth year for a three day international trade training session. Students were taught about trade policy, market entry strategies, import/export transactions, business culture and were also introduced to international business careers.   Read the Press…

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President Trump visits Warren Axle Plant, Talks Trade

While visiting an axle manufacturer’s plant in Warren, President Donald Trump promised new North American trade deal will be good for Michigan’s autoworkers. President Trump also promoted investment announcements by Ford, General Motors and Fiat Chrysler Automobiles, including GM’s plan to spend $2.2 billion to turn the Detroit-Hamtramck plant into a production facility for electric…

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US-UK Trade Talks in a Post-Brexit World

Boris Johnson threatened to walk away with no deal at the end of the year rather than sign up to EU rules on competition and state aid. He also made the case that the UK should not abide by Brussels rules any more than the EU should have to follow Britain’s regulations after Brexit.  …

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U.S. Economy Grows 2.1%, Consumption Slowing

U.S. consumer spending moderated and business investment continued to deteriorate at the end of 2019, while a smaller trade deficit and more home construction helped keep economic growth steady. GDP expanded at a 2.1% annualized rate for a second straight quarter, according to Commerce Department data. Consumer spending decelerated to a 1.8% pace, below projections…

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USMCA Trade Agreement: U.S. Dairy and Meat Exports

President Donald Trump Signed the USMCA trade agreement. The revised NAFTA agreement seeks to be a win for U.S. dairy and red meat. Producers in southern Minnesota say some of the provisions have been a long time coming. Read the Press Release Categories Uncategorized Archives Archives Select Month February 2020 October 2019 September 2019 August…

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Community Leaders Recognized by Commerce Lexington

Awards presented during the 2020 Annual Dinner as about 1,000 business professionals, community and regional leaders, and elected officials are in attendance. This event looked back at 2019 and highlighted key goals of the organization and recognized Commerce Lexington’s most involved members, volunteers and community leaders.   Read the Press Release Categories Uncategorized Archives Archives…

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