Coal Deal Could Boost Exports
BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — Coal companies have settled a dispute over a Montana mine in a deal both sides say will boost Asian export prospects through a West Coast port.
But the mine's co-owner said Thursday those long-term plans won't stop up to 75 layoffs early next year...
Wyoming Exports Boom In 2011
CASPER, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming exports shot up by nearly a quarter last year thanks to stronger soda ash sales and expanded sales of uranium, liquefied natural gas, bentonite and industrial equipment and parts.
According to the Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration, expo…
U.S. Trade Deficit Widens
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. trade deficit widened in December after exports rose at half the pace of imports.
Still, exports to Europe rose at a healthy clip, a sign that the critical U.S. trading partner is buying American goods despite its weakened economy...