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U.S.-Africa trade: 5 tips for success

Under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, companies in sub-Saharan nations can ship duty-free to the U.S. Find out how to take advantage of this U.S. law.
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In their own words: The U.S.-Africa trade relationship

Check out what President Trump and other top officials are saying about U.S.-Africa trade.
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Who’s in charge here?

Modern maritime law grew out of a big question: How much should a state control beyond its coasts? States control a narrow band of territorial waters; international waters belong to no one.
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U.S.-Ugandan partnership helps fashion business thrive

Thanks to AGOA, a Ugandan apparel manufacturer can compete in the U.S. market at the same time the U.S. benefits from open markets in AGOA countries.
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Foreign companies pull back from business with Iran

The renewed U.S. sanctions against Iran are prompting foreign companies to halt transactions with Iran. They don't want to lose U.S. business.
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U.S. tariffs among lowest around the globe [infographic]

U.S. tariffs — taxes on imported goods — are among the lowest in the world and have been for years. See how the rest of the world stacks up in this graphic.
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U.S. warns allies on business ties to Iran

A U.S. Treasury Department official warns that allies and U.S. companies will face risks if they keep doing business with Iran and helping fund its "destructive practices."
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U.S., G7 partners meet in Charlevoix, Canada [video]

Leaders from the G7 group of industrialized nations meet in Charlevoix, Canada, on June 8-9. Watch this video to learn more about the G7.
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Consumers ask questions about diamonds

Consumers want to make sure the diamonds they buy don't help fund armed conflict. Learn about the guidelines the diamond industry follows to ensure diamonds were mined responsibly.