International Trade

Value of the Peso Plummets the Most in 20 years...

This nearly 12 percent drop is the largest two day drop of the peso in more than 20 years. The drop is being felt by Mexican consumers shopping in Tucson. TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) – Mexico’s Peso dropped drastically to a low of 21 pesos per U.S. dollar on Friday, Nov. 11, following Tuesday’s election results. This nearly 12 percent drop is the largest two-day drop of the peso in more

Arizona Governor promotes trade with Canada

In the heat of the U.S. presidential campaign, where international trade and the economy are vital issues for Canadians, one of America’s newest and brightest political stars is touring Canada. In the heat of the U.S. presidential campaign, where international trade and the economy are vital issues for Canadians, one of America’s newest and brightest political stars is touring Canada, promoting trade with Arizona. Arizona Republican Governor Doug Ducey sat

Arizona International Trade

But Cochise County saw a more than $80 million drop from 2014 to 2015. Metropolitan Tucson’s exports continue to slowly recover from the Great Recession, but Cochise County saw a more than $80 million drop from 2014 to 2015, new numbers from the U.S. Commerce Department show. Overall, the International Trade Administration’s 2015 Metropolitan Area Export overview, released this week, shows good news for Arizona trade, which has trended upward

Arizona increases road weight limit

The Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) has begun a year-long pilot program allowing slightly heavier trucks in one of the state’s key transportation corridors, authorities revealed in a press release. Starting September 1, trucks on interstate highways in the Tucson area and between Tucson and Nogales may receive permits from ADOT allowing them to carry up to 83,000 pounds rather than the current weight limit of 80,000 pounds. Responding to requests

George Osborne Arizona-Brexit Effects

What does the UK’s vote to leave the European Union mean for Arizona businesses? Nobody really knows. Pundits around the world agree on one thing about the British vote to pull out of the European Union: it’s all speculation on what it means. Since no country has ever left the EU, even the process is up in the air, but it’s the whole up in the air situation that can