The latest economic impact report shows that the Port of Brownsville generated $3 billion in annual economic activity that produced $201 million in tax revenues and supported more than 51,000 jobs across Texas. And we’re just getting...
LAREDO, Texas - One of the top events on the calendar for trade and logistics firms in Laredo each year is the Pathways For Trade Symposium. This year’s event takes place September 10-11 at...
Every year, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) revises its employment estimates based on surveys, which is the source of the widely reported monthly job gain and loss statistics, to sync it to a more comprehensive dataset.
PHARR, RGV - U.S. Sen. John Cornyn and U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar are confident that a successor trade agreement to NAFTA will be ratified by Congress this fall. The two lawmakers were panelists a...
PHARR, RGV - This podcast features extensive audio coverage of a USMCA forum held at the Pharr Events Center on Friday, Aug. 30, 2019. The event was hosted by the Rio Grande Valley Partnership...
WESLACO, RGV - Hernan Gonzalez, former executive director of the Development Corporation of Weslaco, has told how he first met cotton exporter Joaquin Spamer. Spamer is one of the most celebrated businessmen in the...
MCALLEN, RGV - Border trade groups and growers are celebrating a new deal on the importation of tomatoes from Mexico. The U.S. Department of Commerce and tomato growers in Mexico reached a deal that...
America’s largest corporations have long been focused almost exclusively on increasing shareholder value. That goal was rooted in traditional notions of market theory that purportedly held that pursuing self-interest would ultimately secure optimal...
RIO GRANDE CITY, RGV - Starr County Industrial Foundation has announced that developers have finalized the acquisition of more than 150 acres of land in Rio Grande City. St. Ives Realty, LLC and Rio...
MCALLEN, RGV - The recent visit to China by McAllen Economic Development Corporation leaders will lead to major investments in the South Texas border region. This is the view of Laura Warren, chair of...

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