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With Maine International Trade Center, even small companies can export successfully

Lori Valigra |

Export compliance may not sound like a sexy topic compared to the excitement of selling products internationally. But it can get exciting quickly if you ignore it: civil penalties for...

MITC announces International Trade and Investment Award honorees

The Portland-based Maine International Trade Center has announced the winners of the 2016 International Trade and Investment Awards, which will officially be presented on May 26 — Maine...

As lobster sales to Europe fall, Maine lobstermen look to Asia

The strong U.S. dollar and softer economy in Europe are driving down lobster sales this Christmas, when the tasty crustaceans are being seen as an unaffordable luxury, according to the Associated...

Sen. King pushing funding for more Arctic icebreakers

U.S. Sen. Angus King is advocating for the construction of more Coast Guard icebreakers, a move that he says would benefit the state’s economy.

South Portland-Montreal pipeline might close

The pipeline that has been sending crude oil from Portland Harbor to Montreal for nearly 75 years may become obsolete by the start of 2016 due to the upcoming completion of a major pipeline reversal...

Report: TPP would lower tariffs for Maine exporters

A report issued Thursday by the U.S. Department of Commerce said the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement would boost Maine exports to other countries in the agreement by removing...

Text of landmark trade agreement revealed

The text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest regional trade accord in history, was released Thursday, but the impact for Maine is uncertain.