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Brexit opens new opportunities for Maine trade

Lori Valigra |

Shifting sands in the European Union, including Britain's exit from the EU, known as Brexit, and federal elections in France, Britain and Germany, will create uncertainty in international trade and...

It's getting to be 'crunch time' for cold storage facility in Portland

Renee Cordes |

Portland's debate over a proposed multimillion-dollar refrigerated waterfront warehouse is about to heat up, two and a half years after Americold Logistics LLC won the bid to design and build it.

Buy local, sell global

Maine's exported goods totaled $2.86 billion last year, up 4.9% from the previous year.

'Measures of Growth 2017' report: Maine gets 'red flag' for R&D


An annual report that assesses economic indicators related to Maine's business climate, workforce, health and wellness, civic assets and the environment gives the state high marks for exceptional...

MITC exporter awards include specialty rope maker, UMaine composites group


Yale Cordage, a Saco-based manufacturer of high-performance synthetic ropes, was among the winners of the 2017 International Trade and Investment Awards.

Maine seeks federal help bridging trade gap on lobsters

With a trade deal between the European Union and Canada near completion, elected officials in Maine want the federal government to try to avert what they see as potential trade disadvantage in the...

Maine craft brewers to tap European market

Lori Valigra |

The Maine Beer Box, an exchange between craft brewers in Portland and Reykjavik, shouldn't be confused with boxed wine. The “box” is a 40-foot Eimskip shipping container being...

Wicked success: Bob and Carmen Garver build their organic coffee business into a commercial hit

Renee Cordes |

Bob and Carmen Garver, the husband-and-wife team behind Wicked Joe Coffee and Bard Coffee in Portland, are the 2017 Mainebiz Business Leaders of the Year in the small-business category.

King advises President Trump on trade policies that would help Maine


As a candidate, President Donald Trump's statements on United States trade policies could be summarized in three words: Put America first. U.S. Sen. Angus King, I-Maine, sent a letter today to the...