New tariffs on steel (25%) and aluminum (10%) are forcing U.S. manufacturers, importers, and exporters to find cost cutting measures. Paying duties and taxes on steel and aluminum out of convenience is no longer a viable option.
New York may have the infamous New York Fashion Week, but Miami has the market cornered for swim and resort wear with Miami Swim Week. Not just a fashion week for swimsuits, Miami Swim Week brings together major brands and distributors from around the United States and abroad for its annual SwimShow trade show held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. With the trade show as the backdrop, swim and resort wear designers flock to Miami to showcase their designs on various runways in the hopes of attracting interest from top manufacturers and brands.
A new research brief demonstrates that Miami ranks 8th in the United States among major urban areas for the total amount of venture capital invested in its high-tech startups ($1.3 billion in 2016).
PANAMA CITY (Reuters) - Panama and China opened free trade talks on Monday with the aim of crafting an agreement that could turn the Central American country into a hub for Chinese goods across Latin America.