Monthly Archives: January 2014

Fate of Virginia exports rests in the hands of Virginia General Assembly

January 23rd, 2014 (No Comments)

by Ryan L. Losi, CPA (, 1/17/2014) A bill currently before the Virginia General Assembly would allow small and mid-sized Virginia businesses to receive full advantage of a vitally important export tax incentive, known as a Domestic International Sales Corporation (DISC). DISCs are U.S. corporations that meet specific criteria of U.S. Internal Revenue Code (IRC) […]

Good news: US exports to China soar, setting a new record

January 21st, 2014 (No Comments)

by Benjamin Carlson, HONG KONG — The good news and bad news of America’s trade relationship with China can be summed up in a single word: soybeans. First, the good news. Last year was a banner year for American exports. The United States shipped more than $120 billion of goods to the People’s Republic, […]

California Exports Are Booming

January 10th, 2014 (No Comments)

By Marc Lifsher, LATimes. com California’s exports are booming, and companies are shipping goods at levels not reached since before the Great Recession six years ago. In November alone, Golden State businesses shipped merchandise worth $15.2 billion, a 14% jump over the same month in 2012, new government statistics show. That’s more than twice the […]

U.S. Exports Rise to Record Levels

January 9th, 2014 (No Comments)

U.S. Growth Picture Brightens as Exports Hit Record by Jeffrey Sparshott, A booming U.S. energy sector and rising overseas demand brightened the nation’s trade picture in November, sharply boosting estimates for economic growth in late 2013 and raising hopes for a stronger expansion this year. U.S. exports rose to their highest level on record […]