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NorthwestExpat

Economic developer and hobbyist photographer. My passions are family, skiing, hiking, Newfs, travelling and exploring the Great Northwest.
NorthwestExpat has written 329 posts for Texas International Economic Report

San Antonio Named a Top Exporter by Global Trade Magazine

Last year, government and industry joined forces to form the San Antonio Export Assistance Team SEAT, an effort to help businesses through every step of the exporting process. Still a work in progress, SEAT recently launched a new website under a new brand—inSA international San Antonio—as part of a plan to transform the city into … Continue reading

BHP Billiton Starts Exporting U.S. Oil – Businessweek

The 40-year ban on oil exports is starting to crack without Congress or the Obama administration lifting a finger. On Tuesday evening, just as election results were starting to come in, Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal reported that BHP Billiton BHP, the giant Anglo-Australian mining and energy company, would soon sell oil from … Continue reading

Chinese investment flows overseas, especially to US | Markets | Daily Sabah

Chinese companies are on a North American buying spree, investing $14 billion in the U.S. last year alone to hit a record high. Of the investments made the data indicated unconventional oil and gas was top draw, with $3.2 billion invested in deals that include CNOOC’s CEO purchase of Calgary, Alberta-based Nexen Energy’s U.S. operations, … Continue reading

USTR European Outreach Highlights T-TIP’s Opportunities for Small Business Trade, Investment, and U.S. Jobs | Office of the United States Trade Representative

Small businesses that export grow faster, add jobs faster, and pay higher wages than small companies in the same sector that serve purely domestic markets. via USTR European Outreach Highlights T-TIP’s Opportunities for Small Business Trade, Investment, and U.S. Jobs | Office of the United States Trade Representative.

Routine, Creativity and President Obama’s U.N. Speech – NYTimes.com

The world’s superpower has a hard and unpleasant duty. The United States is obligated to organize coalitions to impose rule of law — to beat back the wolves and maintain that order. via Routine, Creativity and President Obama’s U.N. Speech – NYTimes.com.

Reports: Exports a driver of jobs, economic growth | TheHill

Continued good news for US exports and the 11 million jobs they support! The Commerce Department research shows that exports of U.S. goods supported 7.1 million jobs and that overall goods and services exports — which totaled $2.3 trillion — supported more than 11.3 million American jobs in 2013. via Reports: Exports a driver of … Continue reading

Texas governor is on a mission to strengthen China ties|Politics|chinadaily.com.cn

According to the Texas Governor’s Office, China was Texas’ fourth-largest export destination in 2013, with $10.8 billion in exports, including industrial and electric machinery, chemicals, plastics and mineral fuel. In the same year, Texas imported $42.8 billion in Chinese goods, the second-highest total among Texas trading partners. via Texas governor is on a mission to … Continue reading

Texas delegation promoting exports in Asia – San Antonio Business Journal

Japan was Texas’ 10th largest export market in 2013, with exports totaling about $5 billion. China was Texas’ fourth-largest export destination in 2013, with $10.8 billion in exports. via Texas delegation promoting exports in Asia – San Antonio Business Journal.

Obama’s No Stupid Stuff Doctrine

“…when your aim is to conduct a responsive and responsible foreign policy, the avoidance of stupid things is often the avoidance of bloodshed and unforeseen strife. History suggests that it is not a mantra to be derided or dismissed. “ via Obama’s No Stupid Stuff Doctrine.

California trails Texas in exports and related jobs, report finds – LA Times

Good export news for Texas! Businesses sending goods out of Texas helped sustain 1.1 million jobs last year, compared to 802,000 jobs in California, according to a new report from the Department of Commerce. via California trails Texas in exports and related jobs, report finds – LA Times.

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