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Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen and NYCEDC president Maria Torres-Springer with CUNY and Zahn Center staff.

NYCEDC Launches Applications for International Innovators Initiative

IN2NYC will help up to 80 entrepreneurs gain access to the visas they need to grow their businesses in New York City and is projected to create more than 700 jobs in its first three years.

President Barack Obama and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang

Obama, Vietnamese President Tout Benefits of TPP

TPP contains significant benefits for fashion industry.

The CMA CGM Kerguelen

Ocean Carrier CMA CGM Group Revenue Falls as Rates Pressured

CMA CGM’s revenue fell 15.3 percent to $3.4 billion for the period.

TPP's impact on U.S. trade was analyzed in the ITC report.

Industry Says Positive Report Could Push TPP Forward

Labor experts, however, argue projected declines in manufacturing output and employment declines in certain sectors will block TPP from moving.

ITC Study Finds Small Positive Economic Gain From TPP

TPP would help boost apparel exports and imports, study found.

New overtime rules have retailers concerned.

Retail Industry Sees New Overtime Rule Upping Costs

Companies brace for changes, while workers hope to see a boost in wages.

Facetime With Customs Official Kenneth J.F. Kennedy

The senior policy adviser on forced labor for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement discusses beefing up supply chain scrutiny.

Alliance for Bangladesh Worker Safety Names New Country Director

Former U.S. Ambassador to Bangladesh James F. Moriarty to hold increased leadership role, engage stakeholders on long-term sustainability.

Japan’s Q1 GDP Grows Faster Than Expected

Despite the jump, concerns still linger about the health of the country’s economy. Meanwhile, market speculation is mounting that Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will once again delay a sales tax hike planned for next year.