international trade http://kuer.org en Utah-Mexico Trade Mission Aims for More Business, Less Smog http://kuer.org/post/utah-mexico-trade-mission-aims-more-business-less-smog <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Utah companies want to do business with Mexico, and more than three dozen of them are joining Governor Gary Herbert on <a href="http://business.utah.gov/trade-missions/mexico/" target="_blank">a trade mission</a> next week to swap ideas about improving commerce and quality of life.</p><p>Utah exports about $500 million to Mexico every year. Speaking at the Governors Economic Development Summit in Salt Lake on Thursday, Herbert said he believes there’s room to grow.</p> Thu, 03 Apr 2014 23:40:00 +0000 Judy Fahys 44376 at http://kuer.org Utah-Mexico Trade Mission Aims for More Business, Less Smog Environmental and Consumer Advocates to Protest Secret Trade Talks in Salt Lake City http://kuer.org/post/environmental-and-consumer-advocates-protest-secret-trade-talks-salt-lake-city <p></p><p>Salt Lake City’s Grand America Hotel is hosting closed-door talks on a major trade agreement known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Negotiations between the US and 11 Pacific Rim countries begin Tuesday and run for five days. Trade representatives will be greeted by protestors. Labor, environmental, and consumer advocates will be rallying outside the hotel at noon Tuesday, demanding the agreement be released to the public.</p> Tue, 19 Nov 2013 00:16:02 +0000 Andrea Smardon 38408 at http://kuer.org Environmental and Consumer Advocates to Protest Secret Trade Talks in Salt Lake City