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U.S.-China trade war truce has potential benefits for Louisiana, but toughest issues unresolved

U.S.-China trade war truce has potential benefits for Louisiana, but toughest issues unresolved

And while Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin predicted big increases in agriculture and energy related sales to the Chinese market — moves that could benefit Louisiana…

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May 30, 2018
Capital Region industry bracing for impact of trade war with China

Capital Region industry bracing for impact of trade war with China

Louisiana exports more than 20 billion agricultural products annually, says Caitlin Cain, CEO of the World Trade Center of New Orleans. Most are soybeans that go…

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May 30, 2018
Union Pacific CEO calls steel and aluminum tariffs 'troubling in a number of ways' at New Orleans reception

Union Pacific CEO calls steel and aluminum tariffs 'troubling in a number of ways' at New Orleans reception

The Trump administration’s plan to levy tariffs on steel and aluminum imports is “troubling in a number of ways” and almost certainly would send…

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May 30, 2018
America must not turn its back on trade

America must not turn its back on trade

This week in New Orleans, at Louisiana Trade Week, business leaders from around the nation will come together to discuss the importance of trade to Louisiana and…

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November 17, 2017
Port of South Louisiana Executive Director honored with World Trade Center of New Orleans awards

Port of South Louisiana Executive Director honored with World Trade Center of New Orleans awards

Last week, the World Trade Center of New Orleans celebrated Louisiana International Trade Week, a week-long event that included industry panel sessions and workshops.…

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November 17, 2017
Build on specialties, strengths to bolster New Orleans as a health care destination, officials say

Build on specialties, strengths to bolster New Orleans as a health care destination, officials say

To bolster New Orleans’ profile as a health care destination, much work is needed to promote the city’s burgeoning medical assets — like two new hospitals…

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November 17, 2017