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MDA leading trade missions to Canada, China

JACKSON — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) is inviting state business leaders interested in pursuing trade opportunities in the Canadian market or seeking representation, partners or distributorships in Canada to participate in a multi-sector business-to-business matchmaking mission to Toronto and Montreal Sept. 10-14. In a separate item, MDA is also leading a trade mission to China Sept. 26-28. The Canadian ...

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MDA leading trade mission to South American countries

JACKSON — The Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) will lead a business development mission to Buenos Aires, Argentina, and Santiago, Chile, August 13-17. The trip is designed to connect Mississippi companies to potential buyers in Argentina and Chile, and businesses that operation in the state that are interested in selling their products and services in these two Latin American markets are ...

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Hosemann calls for closer ties with Israel

Mississippi Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says the state should strengthen culture and economic ties with Israel. Hosemann met yesterday in Jackson with Opher Aviran, Israel’s new consul general to the southeastern United States. During a news conference at the state Capitol, Hosemann and Aviran talked about Stark Aerospace, a subsidiary of Israeli Aerospace Industries. The company employs about 115 ...

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U.S. trade deficit soars to two-year high

WASHINGTON — The U.S. trade deficit rose to a 15-month high as rising oil prices pushed crude oil imports to the highest level since the fall of 2008, offsetting another strong gain in exports. The larger deficit is evidence of a rebounding U.S. economy. The Commerce Department said today that the trade deficit rose 2.5 percent to $40.4 billion in ...

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Greek debt crisis has world nervous

The debt troubles in Greece are intensifying and, even more dangerous, spreading fear across Europe and beyond. That is triggering talk of a potential global contagion, similar to what happened after the investment bank Lehman Brothers collapsed in 2008, setting off the worst financial crisis in the United States since the 1930s and contributing to a deep global recession. “Greece ...

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Dunkin' Donuts returning to Russia

MOSCOW — Dunkin’ Donuts is returning to Russia after an 11-year absence with plans to open 20 outlets in Moscow this year. Dunkin’ Donuts closed its two Russian shops in 1999 due to flagging sales. The Canton, Ohio-based chain operates more than 15,000 Dunkin’ Donuts and Baskin-Robbins shops in 44 countries. Baskin-Robbins operates in 143 locations in Russia. The return ...

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