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Changing palates affect Alaska seafood sales in Japan

...suave visage or other factors that improved Alaska seafood's showing in Japan last year, seafood marketers and trade specialists don't know. Between the high-water mark of 2005 and 2013, the market there for Alaska seafood dropped by 49...
Alaska export values jump

...are promising. For all of 2002, there was no growth in the value of exports, said Patricia Eckert, a division trade specialist. Given the sharp rise in the first half, she said, exports are likely to finish this year on the plus side...
Murkowski tries to drum up business with Taiwan

...their industries related to the officials and businessmen the president brought along, said Patricia Eckert, a trade specialist with the state. Lin Yi-Fu, the Taiwan minister of economic affairs, said he talked to people about the fishing...
Attorney general's involvement in Taiwan coal deal goes deep

...disclosure he filed. On Jan. 15, five days after returning from Taiwan, Renkes responded to an e-mail from state trade specialist Patricia Eckert. He told her that "a lot of ground work needs to be done by me asap to pull the key commercial...
State Briefs

...infectious-disease monitoring. In addition to Aleut representatives, the delegation includes a Russian Far East trade specialist with the state Division of International Trade and a representative from the federal Centers for Disease Control...
State and local briefly

...of Unalaska. He credited state officials with playing the more active role, especially Jeff Berliner, a Russian trade specialist in the Department of Commerce and Economic Development. Berliner is preparing an appeal for Gov. Tony Knowles to...
State develops seafood niche market in Korea

...exports to Korea rose to $188 million - an increase of more than 120 percent. "The long-term goal is having Alaska products on these hotel menus day in and day out," said Shelly James, Korea trade specialist for the state of Alaska.
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...2 international trading partner behind Japan. ``This was really bad news for us,'' said Nancy Babcock, a trade specialist with the state Department of Commerce and Economic Development. ``They have been a really good resource for both...
Alaska exports hit record high of $4 billion

...75 percent of the total, while most of the rest was shipped to buyers in Europe, said Patricia Eckert, a Palin trade specialist. High mineral prices helped to more than double the value of Alaska ore and precious metals shipped to foreign buyers...
China's new treatment site may boost Alaska timber exports

...from the United States be fumigated in 2001 as part of broader trade discussions, according to Patricia Eckert, a trade specialist with the governor's office of international trade. "There had been an earlier situation where the U.S. said...


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