Need export help? Here are some small business resources

Small business owners who are interested in exporting, or who need education and assistance about issues like tariffs, can get information or assistance online or from federal, state or local government agencies. A look at some of the resources: Continue Reading Below Online help: The Small Business Administration has a guide to the basics of exporting, including how to find […]

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Lithium export boom might not be felt for five years

Lithium won't have any meaningful impact on Australia's mineral exports until after the mid-2020's, according to the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science. Lithium exports will jump $500 million to $1.5 billion and increase 168,000 tonnes by 2024 thanks to the opening of new WA mines, expansions of existing ones and new lithium refineries coming online. Much of Australia’s lithium […]

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The one China export the world doesn’t want

You shouldn't worry too much about the big Wall Street sharemarket sell-off. You should worry about China's instead. Indeed, while it might not have gotten as much attention, China's benchmark stock index was, with its 25 per cent drop, the world's worst-performing in 2018. Part of this was because of the fear that US President Donald Trump's nascent trade war […]

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Rouhani says Iran will export crude oil despite US pressure

President Hassan Rouhani said Tuesday that Iran will continue exporting crude oil despite U.S. efforts to stop it through sanctions. Continue Reading Below "We will continue by all means to both produce and export" oil, Rouhani said in remarks broadcast on state TV. "Oil is in the frontline of confrontation and resistance." The U.S. wants to reduce Iran's oil exports […]

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China's July exports rise more than expected despite US tariffs

China’s exports growth accelerated in July despite fresh U.S. tariffs, though a still-wide trade surplus with the U.S. looks set to keep Beijing and Washington locked in a bitter trade dispute. Imports also rose much faster in July driven by still solid domestic demand, official data showed. The U.S. and China implemented tariffs on $34 billion worth of each other’s […]

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