The creation of a new envoy for the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) reflects the high priority the country places on signing the deal, despite recent opposition.
New Federal Aviation Administration rules for operating commercial drones took effect Monday, making it easier for businesses to use the flying robots for a variety of applications.
U.S. gross domestic product increased 1.1 percent in the second quarter of 2016, according to the “second” estimate from the Department of Commerce, following a revised increase of just 0.8 percent in the first quarter.
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Ocean carriers MOL, NYK and “K” Line all reported losses in their container segments and lower revenues year-over-year for the first fiscal quarter, which ended June 30.
Ocean carrier Hyundai Merchant Marine joining the 2M Alliance - comprised of Maersk Line and MSC - has fueled speculation about Maersk’s ultimate motives, but the short term impact is a larger share on the transpacific trade, especially from Korea.
Meanwhile, the A.P. Møller - Maersk conglomerate, which includes both Maersk Line and APM Terminals, reported second quarter profits of $118 million, 89 percent below the $1.09 billion in the second quarter of 2015.