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1995
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The trade relationship existing between Japan and North Carolina is mutually beneficial. The state exports over $1.3 billion to Japan, while Japan has over $2 billion invested in the state through its 156 companies doing business here.
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2233
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Seeking to enhance the state's international trade activity, the N.C. State Ports Authority, which celebrates its 50th anniversary this year, spent $2 million to build the Perishables Handling and Chill Facility at the Wilmington Terminal.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p18, il
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2236
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Alex Bernhardt, president of Bernhardt Furniture headquartered in Lenoir, is guiding his family's 106 year-old furniture company into the mostly untapped but fertile international marketplace.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p16-17, por
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2235
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North Carolina furniture makers are increasingly marketing their products to overseas markets. State furniture exports are rising as the industry targets markets in such regions as Asia and the Pacific, Latin America, and the Middle East.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 4, Apr 1995, p14-15; 17-20, il
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2602
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North Carolina and Israel have signed nine agreements, which constitute the most wide-ranging partnership ever between Israel and a U.S. state. Exchanges will include biotechnology and medical and academic research.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 53 Issue 11, Nov 1995, p26-27
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2604
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Between 1987 and 1994, the state's export market grew from $5.9 billion to $13.7 billion. Canada and Western Europe were strong trading partners, and Asia received one-third of state exports.
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2673
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Exports of the state's agricultural products will exceed $2 billion in 1995. In addition to being the nation's leading tobacco exporter, the state is also among the top ten states that export poultry, tree nuts, and peanuts.
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3011
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Companies and economic developers in the Piedmont Triad Metropolitan Area are diversifying their economy through international trade. In so doing, the area has become the state's most important export center and ranks 37th nationwide.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 54 Issue 8, Aug 1996, p22,24,26-30, il
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16866
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Publisher Ben Kinney moderated a forum on international trade and how it impacts North Carolina. The state ranks tenth nationally for employment supported by foreign company investments with over 207,000 workers. North Carolina-based businesses manufacture billions of dollars of exports which translates into more business, more jobs, and more economic diversity for the state.
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29250
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International trade for North Carolina fell 32 percent, or $84 million, from the previous quarter, in large part due to the conditions caused by the Persian Gulf War.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 8, Aug 1991, p8, il
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29258
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Despite the Soviet Union's political and economic turmoil, there is opportunity for international trade with the North Carolina-USSR Trade Association. The Association hopes to facilitate business contacts, market orientation, and training.
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North Carolina (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 9, Sept 1991, p10, por
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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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30234
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North Carolina Governor James G. Martin presented the International Community Award for Service to agents for Polish Ocean Lines. The award is given annually to an organization that has given the most to the state’s international trade capabilities due to the quality of the service and commitment. Polish Ocean Lines has provided services to the state and has grown into a major international carrier.
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Cargo (NoCar HE 554 N8 C36x), Vol. 17 Issue 2, 2nd Quarter 1992, p17, por
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30232
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The relocation of the North Carolina United States Customs District Headquarters to Charlotte offers many advantages. The new location is in the center of international trade activity and within close-proximity of the district’s importers and exporters.
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Cargo (NoCar HE 554 N8 C36x), Vol. 17 Issue 2, 2nd Quarter 1992, p8-11, por
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30238
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On July 15, 1993, Amazon Lines Limited from east coast South America began services to the North Carolina State Ports Authority’s Morehead City Terminal. Amazon Lines was attracted to Morehead City by the prospects of imported lumber for the North Carolina furniture industry. The company also brings spices, cocoa produces, frozen seafood and nuts from the Amazon region of Brazil.
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Cargo (NoCar HE 554 N8 C36x), Vol. 18 Issue 3, 3rd Quarter 1993, p12, il