Fri., May 3, 2013 10:00am
Georgia's seaport in coastal Brunswick has moved its first shipment of American-made Toyota vehicles being exported overseas. The Georgia Ports Authority says a cargo ship loaded with Toyota Venzas set sail Thursday from Brunswick for markets in Russia and the Ukraine.
Thu., February 28, 2013 10:01am
Toyota has chosen the Port of Brunswick to export its U.S.-made Venza vehicles to eastern Europe. The Georgia Ports Authority says Toyota plans to ship about 5,000 of the vehicles each year through Brunswick to Russia and Ukraine.
Mon., January 28, 2013 2:50pm
It’ll be a good year for Georgia crop farmers. That's according to the University of Georgia’s 2013 Ag Forecast released Monday.
Mon., January 28, 2013 12:00pm
Officials say exports are the key to increasing sales for Georgia's agricultural industry and the state must concentrate on getting its farm products to people who can buy them.
Mon., January 7, 2013 7:02am
Last year was the first year in Southern Company’s 100 year history that the company used more natural gas than coal to generate electricity. But while natural gas is cheap and plentiful, the company isn’t willing to convert all its plants to natural gas.
Wed., November 14, 2012 4:45pm
An economic forecaster predicts the country will go over the so-called “fiscal cliff” in January. Rajeev Dhawan, director of Georgia State University's Economic Forecasting Center also predicts Georgia will only see sluggish growth in 2013.
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.
Wed., June 20, 2012 10:00am
The state has created an online directory to help increase the global visibility of Georgia's exporters. The Department of Economic Development started the directory so international buyers can easily find Georgia products or services.
Thu., September 22, 2011 3:51pm
Savannah is now the nation's second-busiest port for exports. Ports officials highlighted numbers at the annual State of the Port address in Savannah. Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz says, Savannah's export ranking behind only Los Angeles highlights the need for fast action on a long-sought harbor deepening project.
Mon., August 15, 2011 12:05am
Small agricultural businesses in Georgia and the South can get money to help sell their products abroad through a program with the Southern U.S. Trade Association. The group began accepting applications in August for federal money that will pay up to half of companies’ marketing costs to expand their exports.