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Hapag-Lloyd merges with United Arab Shipping Company

May 24, 2017

May 24, 2017 - German liner shipping company Hapag-Lloyd and its UAE-based counterpart United Arab Shipping Company (UASC) merged today, Hapag-Lloyd said in a statement. As informed, the merger bet... View Full Post

Trump administration’s push to revamp NAFTA faces a divided congress

May 24, 2017

May 18, 2017 - The Trump administration took the first step toward renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement, plunging into a battle that pits some Republicans and industry supporters of t... View Full Post

Trump’s budget request cuts port funding

May 24, 2017

May 23, 2017 - U.S. President Donald Trump sent Congress a 2018 budget request on Tuesday, with the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) saying it signals declines for most federally funded... View Full Post

House GOP tries to keep border-adjusted tax alive

May 24, 2017

May 23, 2017 - The tax idea that has sparked a months long corporate lobbying battle got its moment in the spotlight Tuesday, but its political future still looks dim. Backers of border adjustment... View Full Post

Eurozone manufacturing adds jobs at fastest pace in 20 years

May 24, 2017

May 23, 2017 - The eurozone’s economic recovery maintained its recent, stronger momentum in May as the currency area’s manufacturing sector added jobs at the fastest pace in 20 years while German ... View Full Post