Trade Deficit Hits Record High in February

On April 7, the Commerce Department released a report showing that the deficit widened by 4.8 percent, reaching $71.8 billion.


USMCA Now in Effect

Today, the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Trade Agreement (USMCA) goes into full effect with many promising provisions aimed directly at bolstering American small- and mid-sized businesses (SMEs). The National Small Business Association was


Phase One China Deal Signed

On Wednesday, Jan. 15, President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He signed a “phase one” deal on trade, focusing on expanding U.S. agricultural exports and reforming China’s forced


Senate Finance Advances USMCA

On Jan. 7, the Senate Finance Committee approved the approved the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) implementing legislation, H.R. 5430, in a 25-3 vote, clearing the way for a Senate floor vote.  Mexico



SBEA Member Spotlight: Nathan Muncaster of Polyguard Products

This month, SBEA is spotlighting Nathan Muncaster of Polyguard Products, based in Ennis, Texas which specializes in products that protect surfaces and structures from moisture, water, or other undesired substances.