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  • Space for port industries

    A peninsula in South Baltimore that was the site of asphalt refining and storage for decades could, within the next year, become a hub for the type of businesses that are increasingly being squeezed from the shores of Baltimore. The 60-acre site is among...
  • Ingredion bans new GMO corn at plant, mulls fate of second type

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Ingredion Inc, manufacturer of sweeteners and starches made from corn, will not buy a new variety of genetically modified corn developed by Syngenta AG, according to a notice on the ingredients supplier's website on Wednesday. The...
  • Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility

    Cargill fires first shot in legal battle over GMO trade responsibility
    CHICAGO (Reuters) - Cargill Inc's [CARG.UL] lawsuit against Syngenta AG over rejections of genetically modified U.S. corn by China may be just the start of legal challenges against global seed makers over trade with one of the world's biggest markets....
  • Euro zone trade surplus rises in July on growing exports

    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The euro zone's trade surplus rose year-on-year in July as exports grew faster than imports, pointing to a positive contribution to economic growth at the start of the third quarter, the European Union's Statistics office data showed....
  • L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe

    L.A. fashion district firms raided in cartel money laundering probe
    Sinaloa cartel bosses had a problem. They were holding a hostage and needed to get the $140,000 ransom his family agreed to pay from the United States to Mexico in the form of pesos. Worried a wire transfer would alert authorities, the drug...
  • After default, Argentina economy falling into deeper hole

    BUENOS AIRES (Reuters) - Argentina's government is ramping up state intervention in the economy to try to prevent a new debt default from triggering a balance of payments crisis but its policies are also battering business confidence and may deepen a...
  • Slovak importer says drop in deliveries continues

    PRAGUE (Reuters) - Slovak gas importer SPP experienced an approximately 10 percent drop in gas supplies from Russia for the second day running on Thursday, the company said. SPP said the drop had no impact on supplies to its consumers and the flow is...
  • Florida should fight federal policies that discourage trade

    Florida should fight federal policies that discourage trade
    The entrepreneurial spirit is alive and well in Florida, despite federal tax and trade policies that discourage it. It is especially strong among recent immigrants who — like the Cuban refugees before them — fled countries such as Venezuela,...
  • L.A. is 'epicenter' of cartel money laundering, U.S. official says

    L.A. is 'epicenter' of cartel money laundering, U.S. official says
    Federal agents launched a series of raids in the downtown Los Angeles fashion district on Wednesday and seized an estimated $65 million in cash and other assets they allege were part of a widespread attempt by Mexican drug cartels to launder narcotics...
  • California olive oil producers seek new rules to compete with imports

    California olive oil producers seek new rules to compete with imports
    There's a war over your salad dressing, and the front line has been drawn in California. The Golden State is considering first-of-its-kind grading standards for olive oil that could have far-reaching consequences for the $5.4-billion global industry....
  • Japan stands at crossroads of further yen weakness

    TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan is waking up to the reality that a blessing can come with a curse: the weaker yen sought by policymakers has a downside for some companies and the broader economy. The yen dropped to a six-year low of 106.39 yen against the dollar...
  • U.S. private sector hiring slows; trade deficit at 6-month low

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. companies hired fewer workers than expected in August, but the trend in job growth remained consistent with a sturdy economic performance in the third quarter. That view was reinforced by other data on Thursday showing only...