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A Middle East Common Market – Possible?

March 2, 2014
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I have just returned from a two day regional business conference at the Moevenpick Hotel on the Jordanian side of the Dead Sea sponsored by the US Chamber of Commerce. According to the preparatory material issued for the meeting, the “Middle East Commercial Center (MECC) is a newly […]

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US Trade Agreements – Historically Beneficial, But Still A Challenge

February 10, 2014
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The current buzz in Washington on the issue of Free Trade Agreements has Harry Reid, the Democratic Senator from Nevada (who is also the Senate Majority Leader) pitted against President Obama, with the Senator against adding new FTAs without the Congress having the right to amend them before […]

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Often Overlooked: The Stable Arab World

January 22, 2014
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Given all of the negative press recently regarding upheavals in many parts of the Arab world, it is easy to overlook the fact that in some countries in the region there is not only relative stability, but even large infrastructure projects being implemented on which western exporters should […]

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Barriers To US Exports: Are they Negotiable?

December 10, 2013
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A recent survey by the Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of the US Customs & Border Protection(COAC) Department indicates that a significant percentage of those who responded said they lost business as a result of US export requirements.
45% of those who responded said that they often […]

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