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1650
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Governor Hunt established the Economic Development Task Force of the North Carolina International Commission to foster high tech exchanges with other countries. The state's first target is exchange with Israel.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 52 Issue 6, June 1994, p16-17, il
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13675
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Hetzer describes how Paulette Agha, a cosmetologist from Clemmons, became the first North Carolinian to start a trade deal with the Russians during the emerging perestroika period.
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30202
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When it comes to trade policy, North Carolina has a great deal at stake. Although previous trade agreements have increased competitive pressure on some traditional industries, such as textiles and furniture, opening foreign markets to other consumer products has been essential to the success of many companies doing business in the state. With a new presidency, there may be new policies for international trade and relations.
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30492
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Recently, the United States has experienced ever-increasing foreign trade deficits, the excess of imports over exports. At the state level, more than three-hundred international firms operate in North Carolina, many of which are directly or indirectly related to port activities. This article explores the causes of the foreign trade deficit and future implications.
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30507
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The year 1986 was a better than average year for the local economy. A mid-year review of local economic activity indicates that 1987 will be similar to 1986, and there is no immediate danger of a national recession. The dollar has continued to fall against other major currencies because of the uncertainty which has characterized United States trade policy.
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Carolina Coast Business Review (NoCar HF 5001 C38x), Vol. 5 Issue 2, July 1987, p11-14, bibl, f
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30601
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On November 2, 1989, Mr. Tadayoshi Yamada, chairman of the International Association of World Trade Centers, made a presentation at the Cameron School of Business Administration as part of the first International Week at the University of North Carolina-Wilmington. Yamada’s presentation, which is provided in this article, discusses foreign trade with Japan and changing international relations.
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31350
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North Carolina’s congressional delegation, which rarely votes unanimously on any issue, has split solidly with the Reagan White House on the matter of limiting textile imports. This article discusses the textile industry, foreign trade, and tax reform in North Carolina.
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32956
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North Carolina textile and furniture industries are competing with low-cost imports from Asia. As the state’s largest manufacturing employer, the textile industry’s future is directly tied in with the economic future of North Carolina. The trade deficit has accounted for textile-related industry plant closings and permanent employee layoffs.
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