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Make Sure You're Complying with Export Control ...

Heightened export control vigilance, especially in the US, adds additional burdens to supply chain management. Yet, remaining oblivious to the need to have procedures in place can put you in a ... read more

The Money Illusion

Ramin Toloui on QE

David Beckworth directed me to a new paper by Ramin Toloui, which examines the various transmission mechanisms for quantitative easing. This might be the single best paper I’ve read on the ... read more


Innovative Customs Procedures in Laredo, Texas ...

Last month, from October 16-17, industry leaders and officials from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s International Trade Administration (ITA) traveled to Laredo, Texas, one of the premier cities ... read more


Chemicals Industry Trends: Shale Lifts U.S. Exp...

In the first half of this year, Descartes Datamyne trade data shows, the U.S. swung from net importer to exporter of methanol [HS290511], a basic petrochemical derived from natural gas. The trade ... read more