Farmers, tobacco buyers and agriculture experts say this has been a challenging year for the burley crop in Kentucky.
University of Kentucky tobacco specialist Bob Pearce, says a combination of the hot, dry weather and the prevalence of imported tobacco from Argentina and Brazil has caused prices to fluctuate.
The Obama Administration is expected to ease travel restrictions on Cuba soon. One observer says the move is welcome, but a bolder step would bolster Kentucky business there.
A New York Times economic writer spoke in Louisville today about the codependent relationship between this country and China. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. (To listen to Peter Goodman’s entire talk, click on Listen to the Story.) Peter Goodman came to speak to the Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations. Goodman was previously The Washington Post’s… Continue reading US-China Economic Relations Must Change to Prosper
Indiana Governor Mitch Daniels will travel to Asia this week for eleven days of business meetings.
The Kentucky World Trade Center plans to take representatives from small to medium-sized Kentucky businesses on a fact-finding trip to China. The goal is to strengthen trade ties.