I’d like to take this opportunity to introduce myself as the recently elected Madison International Trade Association (MITA) President for 2023 and to welcome you to another year of informing, networking and connecting with MITA. I, along with the Executive Team of Dan Brink (Vice President), Phil Gantz (Treasurer) and Maureen Muldoon (Secretary), as well […]
Overall, most trade analysts agree that the Section 301 tariffs have not succeeded in decoupling the U.S. and Chinese economies. Rather, they have highlighted some industries and sectors where the U.S. is still heavily reliant on China and where other countries and domestic sources may not be able to meet U.S. demand. In 2017, the […]
Happy World Trade Week from MITA! World Trade Week is the third full week of May and is part of the broader World Trade Month of May. The tradition of World Trade Week was started in 1927 by the Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce to promote the positive effects of international trade during a very […]
Each week, M.E. Dey shares important stories related to trade and the supply chain. Here are the headlines… How the Russia-Ukraine war is worsening shipping snarls and pushing up freight rates (CNBC)‘Prepare for Turmoil’: China’s virus lockdowns ramp up supply-chain risks (SCMP)FMC Meeting Scheduled for March 16th Discussing Enforcement Activities (FMC)Weekly Supply Chain Disruption Roundup (NCBFAA) Be […]
In this Spotlight story you’ll hear from Beth Amestica, Trade Compliance Analyst with Milwaukee Tool. As a new member, we talked to Beth about why she joined MITA and what she’s already gained from her membership. Read on to hear what she has to say. Why did you decide to join MITA?A friend, who has […]
After two years of hiatus due to the pandemic, MITA held it’s annual social event at Trek’s facility in their beautiful, newly designed atrium. With over 50 people in attendance, the afternoon was filled with networking, hospitality, and a private tour of Trek’s operations. The event provided an opportunity to catch up with old friends […]
Jay Nash, President of MITA and principal of Nash Global Trade Services, was a recent guest on WisBusiness’s Talking Trade podcast. Ian Coxhead from UW Madison and Sandi Segal, President of M.E. Dey, talk with Jay on the hot topic of Export Controls and why they’re important. Gain insight on US export controls, the increased […]
Written by Andrew Siciliano and Elizabeth Shingler, KPMG, LLP Determining accurate customs values for your imported goods can help prevent leaving money on the table. In this Global Trade Magazine article from July 26 issue, you’ll learn about the 8 overlooked, non-dutiable charges that can help reduce overall tariff spend. https://lnkd.in/ddG37UTr
International SOS is in the business of saving lives and protecting global workforces from health and security threats. We deliver customized health and security risk management as well as well-being solutions to fuel growth and productivity around the world. When the global coronavirus pandemic hit in March 2020, business travel tumbled and organizations rapidly pulled […]
March 2021 trade data reflect a full year’s impact of the COVID-10 pandemic. Disruption of supply chains, reduced airfreight capacity, and impacts on workforce all effecting Wisconsin’s international trade but exports are showing signs of strength. Wisconsin businesses exported a total of $5,700,864,222 worth of products in the first quarter of 2021, 5.41% more than […]
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