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December 18, 2014
This year marks the 20th anniversary of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) when Mexico joined Canada and the United States to establish the largest free trade zone in the world.
May 21, 2014
At FedEx we see the results of choke points in global trade every day – when protectionist policies create bottlenecks of red tape that end up strangling cross- border trade. Whether you order a product as a consumer or run a business, the experience of trading internationally runs headlong into cumbersome and outdated rules and regulations. It’s a complex problem with a specific set of solutions.
January 9, 2014
In the coming weeks, the U.S. Congress will have the opportunity to take a step that will significantly advance free trade and our economy –renewing Trade Promotion Authority, or TPA.For three decades, U.S. presidents have had the authority to negotiate complex trade deals with other nations, and present the results for an up-or-down vote. Congress last passed this trade authorization in 2002 and since then, the US has added trade agreements with 16 countries.
May 28, 2013
Last week we all sat in disbelief as we witnessed the aftermath of the tornado in the Moore, Oklahoma area that left 24 people dead, including nine children, and displaced thousands of others.Our hearts and prayers are with everyone touched by this tragedy, in Oklahoma and beyond.
November 1, 2012
In response to Hurricane Sandy, FedEx is making a $1.2 million pledge in support of several organizations working hard to bring relief to the region impacted by the storm. We are extremely concerned about the well-being of our team members, our customers and the communities we serve in the northeast. Supporting disaster response organizations is one way to demonstrate this concern.