Category Archives: Services

And We’re Back to Blogging: It Has Been A Busy Summer

Yes. I am excited that the blog, International Trade Examiner, is now on the company website. With the upcoming elections, watch out for our ongoing analysis of free trade policies and what they mean for U.S. business owners, consumers, and … Continue reading

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Doing Business in Cuba

I recently returned from my second visit to Cuba. While comparing this visit to my first in 2012, during which I began studying Cuba’s political and economic reforms, some things have remained the same. However, a number of things pertaining to Cuba’s economy … Continue reading

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Airbnb in Cuba: An Online Business in a Predominantly Off-line Environment

by Luiz Guilherme Osório According to a recent WTO report on trade in services, the services sector represents the most dynamic segment in international trade. In the last 20 years, its growth was faster than the trade in goods, and now, … Continue reading

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California’s Services Sector Stands to Benefit from TPP

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement is expected to open up markets in the Asia-Pacific region for American firms and boost U.S. services exports (see most recent TPP post). At the state-level, the TPP also has the potential … Continue reading

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TPP Opens Doors for the U.S. Services Sector

by Natalie Hatour The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement was signed between the United States and 11 other countries on October 5, 2015. As the agreement undergoes approval by each member country, the TPP presents opportunities for the U.S. services sector, … Continue reading

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