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A vendor decorates a Chinese ornament for sale at a market ahead of the Chinese New Year celebrations in Jakarta on January 16, 2012. The Chinese New Year, the most important of Chinese holidays will be culminate on January 23.   (ADEK BERRY/AFP/Getty Images)

St. Louis Group Promotes Trade with Indonesia

Government, business and university officials from the St. Louis area are in Indonesia this week pursuing trade opportunities.

01/17/2012

12/5/11-Mayor Francis Slay stands at the podium during Monday morning's press conference at Sunset Transportation in south St. Louis. Behind him from left to right are St. Louis Development Corporation executive director Rodney Crim, St. Louis County Economic Council President & CEO Denny Coleman, and Sunset Transportation CEO Jim Williams. (KMOX/Brett Blume)

St. Louis City, County Gain Upgraded Foreign Trade Zone Status

Allows new and existing companies to gain FTZ status in as little as one month.

12/05/2011

KMOX/Brett Blume

Former U.S. Senator Launches “Kit Bond Strategies”

Goal is to help Missouri companies “expand their markets overseas”.

11/08/2011

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Missouri Reaches $4.4B Trade Agreement With China

The deal was announced while Nixon is visiting China.

10/24/2011

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Gov. Nixon Announces Trade Mission to China

Trip comes just after MO lawmakers fail to act on China Hub proposal.

10/18/2011

Cuba 2 Getty Images Dan Holmberg

Illinois Sees Big Money in Trade with Cuba

State Rep. Jack Franks says the state’s goal should be $1 billion of agricultural exports to Cuba alone.

09/27/2011

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Big Illinois Delegation Headed to China

“Right now we have a world economy that’s very competitive. Illinois can compete with anybody in the whole world.”

09/16/2011

UPI/Bill Greenblatt

KERBER: Both Blues & Avalanche Benefit With A Loss Tonight

It has been 23 games since the St. Louis Blues and the Colorado Avalanche completed a trade that opened the eyes of the rest of the NHL.

04/05/2011

Nixon planning overseas trade mission

  JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) –  Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon is planning a nearly week-long trade mission to Taiwan and South Korea.

12/02/2010

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