Tagged: International Trade Administration

Trump Sets 4-Year Tariff on Solar Imports

Trump Sets 4-Year Tariff on Solar Imports

President Trump has imposed an initial 30 percent tariff on imported solar products, a decision that the solar installation industry fought, fearing higher prices will prevent investment in rooftop arrays. read more >

Little Rock Metro Sets Export Record in 2012

Little Rock Metro Sets Export Record in 2012

Technology & Telecom

Merchandise exports from the Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway metropolitan area totaled a record $2.4 billion, an increase of 171 percent or $1.5 billion from 2011 to 2012. More than 200 metros registered positive export growth between 2011 and 2012 with 170 setting export records, including Little Rock. read more >

State Plays Global Role in Economic Growth (Francisco Sanchez Commentary)

State Plays Global Role in Economic Growth (Francisco Sanchez Commentary)

OpinionTechnology & TelecomTransportation

The U.S. Department of Commerce has released new data showing the impact of exporting on our national economy, with Arkansas as one of only 11 states to achieve double-digit export growth last year from 2011. In reality, Arkansas did much more than double its exports — the state experienced a 36 percent increase in overall export growth, and increased exports to France by 117 percent, making it one of the best-performing states. read more >