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China threatens tariff on Maine lobsters as trade war expands

Staff |

In response to President Trump's announcement on Friday of a 25% tariff on up to $50 billion worth of Chinese goods, China is threatening to impose new duties on a host of imported U.S. products,...

Hussey Seating: Manufacturers 'feeling the pain' of new tariffs

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Hussey Seating Co. in North Berwick today issued a statement urging the Trump administration to remove the tariffs imposed June 1 on Canadian steel and aluminum imports, saying price increases...

Yale Cordage wins Trade Day's 'Best in Show' honors for second straight year

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Yale Cordage, a Saco company that makes a wide range of specialty ropes for key industries such as mining and arboriculture, took home the “Best in Show” trophy at Trade Day 2018 for a...

Here's what you should know about new European Union data security law

Erin Benson, contributor |

Maine, like its New England neighbors, can boast some of the most stringent personal information security laws in the country. But the European Union's even stricter "General Data Protection...

University of New England launches 'The Institute for North Atlantic Studies'

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The University of New England announced today it is launching a new program to train the next generation of leaders to develop research, industry and community partnerships to meet shared...

Maine Beer Box will head to England

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A year after going to Iceland to market the state’s craft brewers, the Maine Brewers’ Guild said it will send a Maine Beer Box to England in September.

Here's a sneak preview of Maine products 'ready to launch' globally

James McCarthy |

Maine International Trade Center offered a sneak preview this morning of products that will exhibit and compete in its New Product Global Showcase on Trade Day 2018 next month in Rockport.

Global price spike forces Maine ice cream maker to forego vanilla

Linda Parker, the owner of Mount Desert Ice Cream, doesn't plan to make or sell vanilla ice cream in her shops in Bar Harbor, Portland or Washington, D.C., due to a global supply crisis.

Maine Potato Board monitoring U.S.-China trade disputes

The Maine Potato Board is keeping a close watch on trade disputes between the United States and China, which is one of the top five export markets for U.S. potato products.

New Gloucester IT service provider recognized for its global growth

Renee Cordes |

Planson International, a 25-year-old-global supplier of information technology software, hardware and services based in New Gloucester, was just named “Service Provider of the Year” by...

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