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June 10, 2015

Why We Need TPA

Trade bills are always an uphill battle and the current debate over Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) is no exception. This is despite the clear evidence that trade creates opportunity and growth for the U.S. economy. Trade allows each of us, individually and collectively, to do what we do best and to trade with others for

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May 18, 2015

We Must Keep Our Skies Open for Business

FedEx cares very deeply about Open Skies and seeks every opportunity to let others know how these agreements benefit our customers, our industry, U.S. shippers and the economy as a whole.

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November 21, 2014

How (Almost) Everything is Growing in Poland

Some of you may remember that some time ago I tried (and I really tried hard!) to pronounce some basic Polish words without getting tongue-tied. Have I been successful? Well, to be honest… I failed.

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February 14, 2014

What Small and Medium Enterprises in France did not know about customs

Venturing into uncharted export markets can be a journey into the unknown for many Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs). That is what relatively few actually dare to make that bold step. Customs regulations can at first seem a little daunting.However, we are seeing a growing number of SMEs in the aeronautical, high tech and luxury industries, in particular, that are interested in exporting in order to capitalize on growth markets.

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November 14, 2011

Looking to Emerging Markets for Growth

I don’t remember the exact number of conferences I have attended over the course of the years. I could say The High-Growth Markets Summit that took place in London last month was just another one to add to my list, but this time it was different.

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October 21, 2011

Open Markets One of the Keys to U.S. Competitiveness

Earlier today, I had the honor of joining President Obama at the Rose Garden on the South Lawn of the White House to celebrate the signing of trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia.  This is a victory for our company, our customers and the overall economic health of the United States.  FedEx has long supported these agreements and we are pleased this day has come.

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October 3, 2011

First hand benefits of free trade (originally published on TheHill.com)

Take a look at what FedEx Express EVP and Chief Op Officer Mike Ducker had to say about the first-hand hand benefits of free trade. NOTE: Originally published on The Hill on September 14, 2011.As Washington approaches job creation with singular focus this week, they’d do well to begin by passing three stalled trade agreements that are at the heart of U.S. economic growth and employment.

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October 3, 2011

Gaining a Toehold in China

When people think of expanding their business, the “go to” place is China and its market of 1.3 billion people. People are now clamoring to China in the hopes of jumping on the perceived gravy train. According to the Ministry of Commerce, foreign direct investment in China grew 26.04% year-on-year to reach USD 38.8 billion in the first four months of this year.  

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