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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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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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The Benefits of T-TIP for the Services Sector

Just last month, I attended an export workshop for business owners in Downtown Los Angeles. The panelists mainly emphasized how exporters of different goods benefited from existing free trade agreements. However, there was very little mention of what opportunities free … Continue reading

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Services Sector Still On Its Feet As Manufacturing Takes A Hit

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The Institute for Supply Management revealed this week that U.S. manufacturing contracted to levels not seen since June 2009. Notably, the services sector has remained quite strong both in terms of its exports to the global market and providing employment, … Continue reading

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