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Trade! Do Americans Really Have a Bad Deal?

Understanding Americas Trading Relationship with Planet Earth The Rise of the American Economic Empire For those of you who have been living in a cave over the last 18 months, the topic of “unfair,” “bad” and “disastrous” trade deals exploded into the American lexicon through the politicization of free trade agreements that have become popular political fodder. Up until the ...

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Global trade of LNG hits record high

Global trade of LNG hits record high

Global trade of liquefied natural gas (LNG) reached record numbers in 2015, according to a new report. The International Group of LNG Importers said shipments of LNG grew by 2.5 percent to an all-time high of 245.2 million tons annually. Increased trade was driven by new liquefaction plants in Indonesia and Australia. The new facilities began exporting LNG to customers ...

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Shell CEO says U.S. should export oil to stabilize markets

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NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. policymakers should gradually lift the country’s decades-old ban on crude oil exports because allowing the shipments would make the global energy system and fuel prices more stable, the head of Royal Dutch Shell Plc <RDSa.L> said on Tuesday. “Policymakers here in the United States should embrace a truly liberalized, diverse and global energy market,” Shell ...

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