Wed., March 6, 2013 7:41pm
Georgia farmers say they're expecting to export at least 80,000 tons of peanuts to China in the near future.
Wed., August 29, 2012 4:17pm
The executive director of the Georgia Ports Authority says the state is likely to see a drop in exports as Asia’s economy begins to slow down. This comes on the heels of what had been a record rise in some exports.
Fri., January 6, 2012 4:34pm
DNR Board will vote later this month on increased protection for freshwater turtles. Exporting of turtles will be limited. Right now trappers can take unlimited numbers.
Fri., October 21, 2011 6:00am
Georgia will open a second trade office in China. Governor Nathan Deal made the announcement from Beijing on Wednesday. Deal and his economic development team are in the midst of a six-day, five-city trip to boost Georgia’s economic development with China and South Korea. the office will be located in the country’s Shandong province, on China’s east coast.
Thu., October 13, 2011 8:51am
Governor Nathan Deal tomorrow embarks on a trade mission to Asia. The governor, his wife and members of his economic development team will visit South Korea and China. Deal called the Asian countries "two of the world's most dynamic economies" and said they hold "a myriad of opportunities for Georgia."
Thu., October 6, 2011 5:09pm
Georgia does a lot of business with China. We sell the country lots of forestry products and chickens. So why don't some industry groups want to comment on a trade dispute currently in the U.S. Senate? Some of them have unresolved complaints with the Chinese. Or their members are divided.
Mon., July 11, 2011 8:29am
A Chinese aviation leasing company has announced a deal with Gulfstream Aerospace to buy 50 high-end business jets for more than $2.5 billion. Gulfstream spokesman Jeff Miller has confirmed the deal with Minsheng Banking Corp. The deal is expected to be converted into firm orders over the next three to five years.
Wed., June 1, 2011 1:04pm
Georgia pecan farmers are planting thousands of new trees. It’s all to keep up with a growing demand for their product more than 7,000 miles away in China and they’re not stopping there. Farmer Trent Mason stands in the middle of his 2,000 acre pecan orchard in Fort Valley. On one side are 20-year old trees covered in tiny nuts and on the other 300 acres of saplings, planted in January.
Wed., February 23, 2011 3:55pm
Georgia exports rose to an all-time high of $28 billion last year. The US Census recently released information about the value of the nation's international trade. The numbers show Georgia's top exports are wood pulp, poultry, kaolin and carpet. Top destinations are Brazil, Mexico and China.
Tue., September 28, 2010 1:15pm
China’s Ministry of Commerce plans to severely tax American-produced poultry. It’s a blow to Georgia’s billion-dollar broiler industry. After a year-long investigation, the Chinese government says U.S. poultry companies are “dumping” chickens there. That’s a business term for importing chickens at very low prices to increase their price in China, thereby unfairly competing with local producers.