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US, EU focus on tariff elimination, aim to finish trade pact by end of 2016

U.S. and European Union trade officials made significant strides to reduce a vast swath of tariffs in the latest round of talks and are now aiming to complete an agreement before President Obama leaves office.The trade leaders breathed fresh life into the 2-year-old Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) during discussions in Miami this week, putting 97 percent of all tariffs on the table for elimination and intensifying discussions across some of the most difficult issues.

5 Facts on the Export Import Bank

After being closed over 100 days, the conversation to renew Ex-Im’s charter is firing up again. Those opposed to reauthorizing the Bank argue that it’s nothing more than taxpayer funded assistance to the largest corporations. They say that it boosts foreign economies while failing to benefit ours – especially failing to help small business – and that American companies are getting by just fine without Ex-Im.

Exporting is key

The conversation of exporting is one that needs to stay alive. That’s what Laurel Broten, president and CEO of Nova Scotia Business Inc., told members of the Truro and Colchester Chamber of Commerce, who were gathered Wednesday during a Small Business Week awards luncheon.

Oil refiners to GOP: Reject Dem demands

A group that represents oil refiners is urging Senate Republicans to reject the compromise proposals floated by Democrats for lifting the ban on crude oil exports. In a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM) President Chet Thompson said the group doesn’t oppose lifting the ban on crude oil exports, something other refiner groups have come out against. 

Small firms need further support to boost exports, new report reveals

The UK is missing out on growth through exports with the vast majority of small and medium-sized businesses failing to take advantage of markets overseas, according to a Shropshire international trade expert.

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