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UPS CEO on Economic Headwinds
Scott Davis on Fox Business

UPS Chairman and CEO Scott Davis spoke with FOX Business on the state of the U.S. economy and company growth.

In the interview, reporter Andy Shapiro asked Scott, “In regards to the economy, what would you say to the president?”

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Economic Recovery: the Right Question Isn’t “When?” But “Where?”

Small businesses trying to read the tea leaves about the strength of the economic recovery might want to consider asking themselves not when, but where is the rebound?  That’s because many countries around the world are emerging from the recession more rapidly than the United States, and now is the time for small businesses to take advantage of the trend.

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Exporting to Canada can Boost Your Business
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As the world’s 11th largest economy and the largest trading partner of the U.S., Canada offers a new world of opportunity to U.S. small businesses. Approximately US$1.6 billion in trade crosses the Canada-U.S. border daily. What’s more, with a strong infrastructure, close proximity to the United States and a free trade agreement, Canada is an ideal market for U.S. exporters.

I had the opportunity to ask Janice Corbett, acting minister counselor for commercial affairs at the U.S. Commercial Service (USCS) in Canada, what U.S. companies should know about the Canadian market. Janice has worked with the U.S. embassy for four years and held the position of acting counselor for about six months.

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Capital Gains Taxes and the Recovery

Scott Davis, chairman and CEO of UPS, is the author of an opinion piece published in the Wall Street Journal:

Long-term investments should be rewarded with lower rates

There is no question the U.S. economy is showing encouraging signs of recovery. But the recovery is fragile, and we should not do anything that would dampen or jeopardize its momentum. Businesses and individuals should therefore take note that the country is moving inexorably toward an increase in capital gains tax rates. This increase is not being sufficiently debated in Congress but could have a major impact on economic growth, job creation and long-term investment in America.

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Small Business Exporting: A Prescription for Economic Recovery

boxesThe recession has taken a toll on the health of the global economy. But recent reports from companies and the government indicate the economy is starting to emerge from the downturn.

Today is the start of National Small Business Week and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is hosting a conference in Washington, D.C.  As a proud supporter of this conference, UPS is sponsoring an Exporting Forum featuring a panel discussion on global trade opportunities.

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