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Report: Maine foreign exports decline

Exported goods from Maine have declined by 12% from 2012 to 2013, according to new data from the U.S. Census Bureau. But that decline may be due to a change in the reporting method...

Trade winds: Maine companies look to Asian growth markets

Lori Valigra |

Business between Maine and the Far East, particularly China, is heating up. Among the examples: one Portland-based company expects its Chinese subsidiary to turn a profit in the next...

Owner to sell 106-year-old, family-run Bangor business to employees

Dylan Martin |

Ron Dennis, president of Bangor-based Dennis Paper and Food Service, wanted to keep his 106-year-old family business locally owned and independent. He had some other options come up...

Janine Cary waves the flag to take Maine products global

Lori Valigra |

It's no secret that people readily move to Maine for its quality of life, but getting Mainers, especially busy businesspeople, to travel outside the state is another story. Just ask...

Old Town workers denied federal funds

U.S. Sens. Angus King and Susan Collins have pledged to find alternative federal assistance for about 180 workers at Old Town Fuel and Fiber who were laid off when the pulp mill closed in...

Trade deal could boost Maine economy

A free-trade agreement being negotiated between the United States and European Union could substantially increase the number of Maine jobs and exports over the next 13...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we’ve run a series of articles in our Daily electronic edition that shared...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

Moving forward in our LOOKBACK series run-up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, at...

LOOKBACK: Celebrating Mainebiz's 20th anniversary

Lori Valigra |

In this shortened work week leading up to Mainebiz’s 20th anniversary edition on Sept. 8, we will run an online feature in our Daily electronic edition to share what we...

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