Canada http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Nixon Announces Trade Accord Between Missouri and Quebec http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/nixon-announces-trade-accord-between-missouri-and-quebec <p>Missouri has signed a memorandum of understanding to boost trade with Quebec.&nbsp;</p><p>Speaking to reporters from Toronto on Wednesday, Gov. Jay Nixon said Missouri and Quebec signed an agreement to boost trade over the next four years by 15 percent. The agreement, according to a press release from Nixon’s office, was signed by Québec Minister of Industrial Policy Élaine Zakaïb and Missouri director of Economic Development Mike Downing.</p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 18:06:40 +0000 Jason Rosenbaum 34181 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Nixon Announces Trade Accord Between Missouri and Quebec Psst! Wanna Buy Some Mozzarella? U.S. Cheese Being Smuggled Into Canada http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/psst-wanna-buy-some-mozzarella-us-cheese-being-smuggled-canada Criminals and cops looking to grab a slice of some tasty action are smuggling American cheese into Canada, <a href="http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/story/2012/09/21/niagara-police-cheese-smuggling-allegations.html" target="_blank">according to the Canadian Broadcasting Corp</a>.<p>At the center of this "mozzarella mafia" conspiracy are some officers in the Niagara Regional Police Service, the news agency says. Wed, 26 Sep 2012 15:24:53 +0000 Mark Memmott 4705 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Psst! Wanna Buy Some Mozzarella? U.S. Cheese Being Smuggled Into Canada Missouri exports rise 36 percent, outpace national average by 15 percent in 2010 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/missouri-exports-rise-36-percent-outpace-national-average-15-percent-2010 <p>Canada, Mexico and China are the top customers for Missouri goods in an export market that jumped 36 percent in 2010, the St. Louis Business Journal <a href="http://www.bizjournals.com/stlouis/news/2011/02/14/missouri-exports-jump-36-in-2010.html">reports</a>.</p><p>The data reflecting the jump is from the <a href="http://www.worldtradecenter-stl.com/">World Trade Center St. Louis</a>.</p><p>Tim Nowak, executive director at the World Trade Center, says the growth was driven primarily by industrial products and manufactured goods.</p> Mon, 14 Feb 2011 18:41:40 +0000 Adam Allington & Kelsey Proud 524 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Missouri exports rise 36 percent, outpace national average by 15 percent in 2010