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Now that Trump scuttled TPP, how might it impact Maine?

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President Trump signed an executive order on Monday ending the United States' participation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a sweeping trade pact negotiated by the Obama administration with 11...

Proposed Portland cold storage needs height allowance

The Port Authority of Maine's plans for a 120,000-square-foot cold storage facility on the western waterfront will be presented in a workshop with the Portland Planning Board Tuesday.

U.S. Commerce Department finds in favor of Auburn Manufacturing

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The U.S. Department of Commerce has determined that China has engaged in unfair trade practices that negatively impacted Auburn Manufacturing Inc.

Maine lawmakers back Auburn manufacturer in trade dispute with China

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U.S. Sens. Susan Collins and Angus King and U.S. Rep. Bruce Poliquin, R-2nd District, testified in support of Auburn Manufacturing Inc. during a hearing Wednesday before the U.S. International Trade...

First chapter in comeback story for rural Maine?

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Maine's struggling forest products industry, which has been hit hard by the closure of six pulp and paper mills in the past three years, is getting a $1 million boost from the federal government to...

Spud experts gather for northern Maine summit

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Potato producers, crop specialists and farmers will meet in Caribou Jan. 18-19 for an annual spud summit on one of Maine's top crops.

Maine to fund blueberry promotion to U.S. schools

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The Wild Blueberry Commission of Maine received $50,000 in state funding to promote its school sales.

'Road map' for strengthening state's forest economy sets nine priorities

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Stakeholders in Maine's $8.5 billion forest products industry unveiled this week a nine-point strategy to attract capital investment and develop new opportunities in that sector that will sustain...

Five on the Future

Peter Van Allen |

Every year Mainebiz surveys five experts on what's ahead for the coming year. We've seen major changes in Washington, with President-elect Donald Trump taking office later this month. But...

Maine exports up 5% for year, national average is in the red

Lori Valigra |

Exports of Maine goods through October 2016 rose 5.8% and likely will end the year up 5%, compared to a negative national average, according to the Maine International Trade Center.

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