The Colorado Springs Chamber of Commerce says China is a growing force in the global economy, with a demand for foreign imports, and they want to make those imports from Colorado Springs businesses.
In October members of the Chamber's International Development Office, took a trip to China to learn how... more »
While it's usually not the most expensive thing on your ticket at a diner, coffee is getting more expensive as you sip.
At Colorado Springs coffee importer Barista Espresso, they're already seeing price increases and say you'll probably see them too.
"In the gourmet market, you'll start to... more »
Colorado officials say the state's agricultural exports through the first half of the year are up 27 percent from the same period last year, to $508.9 million.
Colorado exports of meat, hides and skins, animal products such as milk, eggs and honey, miscellaneous food and miscellaneous grains, seeds and... more »
Finally, there's some good news for the nation's milk producers.
For most dairy farmers, the price they received for milk last year was less than what it cost to produce it. One dairyman in Skaneateles, N.Y., says he lost $700,000 last year.
But prices appear to be rebounding... more »
The U.S. trade deficit jumped to the highest level in 10 months as an improving U.S. economy pushed up demand for imports. However, exports rose as well, boosted by a weaker dollar, supporting the view that American manufacturers will be helped by a rebounding global economy. The Commerce Department reported... more »
The U.S. trade deficit unexpectedly narrowed in October as exports surged to the highest level in nearly a year. Growing exports, boosted by a weaker dollar, are expected to boost demand for American manufactured goods in coming months and provide important strength to the overall economic recovery. The Commerce Department... more »
The U.S. trade deficit widened more than expected in September as foreign oil prices rose to the highest level in nearly a year, swamping a fifth consecutive gain in exports. Economists expect a rebounding global economy will keep pushing demand for exports higher, helping to bolster the U.S. recovery. The... more »