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China Has Been Good For Memphis

Ted Evanoff- The Commercial Appeal- Memphis, Tennessee- You could tune out what happened in Beijing this week as a distant storm, except Memphis is an international trade town. Thousands of Memphians make a living by handling, tracking, scheduling and hauling tons of merchandise coming in daily from China.And, suddenly and without warning, China’s government devalued the yuan. Quickly, investors punished the American stock markets, sensing a cheaper yuan would spur Chinese exports and, in turn,... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Wednesday, August 19, 2015 | 0 comments
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APHIS Expands Quarantine Area For The Emerald Ash Borer

The United States Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) has added the entire state of Connecticut and Massachusetts and expanded the quarantine area in the state of Wisconsin for the Emerald Ash Borer. On February 9, APHIS added eight counties (Adams, Buffalo, Calumet, Juneau, Kewaunee, Manitowac, Oneida and Outagamie) and the Oneida Indian Reservation in Wisconsin to the EAB Regulated Area. On the same day, APHIS also announced the inclusion of the entire... Read More
Posted by Kristina Bran at Tuesday, February 17, 2015 | 0 comments
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