Category Archives: Businesses

What U.S. Policy Toward Cuba Means for U.S. Businesses

Following last week’s announcement that the United States will re-open its embassy in Havana, Cuba later this month, I have received calls and e-mail messages from small and large business owners as to what opportunities exist for them in Cuba. … Continue reading

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Bill Receives Minimal Attention, Creates Huge Opportunities for Businesses

Economic growth in the emerging markets of Sub-Saharan Africa….leaves Africa poised for long-term investment in infrastructure, energy, agriculture, and services.  Not only does this offer the prospect of continued economic growth in the world’s poorest region, it also creates tremendous … Continue reading

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Some G7 lobbyists fear sanctions against Russia will harm them also

Shortly after Russia invaded the Crimea in an effort to regain control from the Ukraine, the United States and the EU put in place economic sanctions against Russia. However, a few months later, many of the same advanced economies that … Continue reading

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Small Business Owners: Make One Simple Decision To Increase Your Profits!

The news continues to report on the loss of jobs in the U.S. manufacturing industry due to fierce competition overseas. Did you know that right here in Los Angeles County, we are the number one manufacturing center in the United … Continue reading

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Government Shutdown Affects Trade Research and Services

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For the past three months, I have been enjoying my new position as the president and CEO of the Global Research Institute of International Trade (GRIIT). (Learn more about GRIIT here) On Saturday, I held a successful seminar with a … Continue reading

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