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REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE Century 21 Home Spirit l2510 Chili Ave. Rochester, N.Y. 14624 247-7700 Fax: 247-4952 Contacts: Robert Malone, Jean Herrera Livingston County Economic Development Office 6 Court St., Room 306 Geneseo, N.Y. 14454 243-7124 Fax: 243-7126 Contact: Patrick Rountree ...

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International Business

GOVERNMENT AGENCIES, FEDERAL Agency for International Development Center for Trade & Investment Services 800-872-4348 Agriculture, Department of Foreign Agricultural Services AgPort Connections 202-720-7103 Commerce, Department of 111 East Ave., Suite 220 Rochester, N.Y. 14604 263-6480 325-6505 Contact: William Freiert Trade ...

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Rising exports
shrink trade gap

The U.S. trade deficit fell in September, marking the second straight monthly decline. The trade deficit totaled $8.35 billion, down from $8.36 billion in August. Exports reached to a record $67.24 billion, rising 1.6 percent. Imports also grew, however, climbing ...

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Complex rules cover H-1B
visas for foreigners

Employers considering foreign nationals for jobs often ask about the qualifications needed by professional, technical or specialty workers, as well as the procedures and timing for obtaining the necessary temporary visa. In the last two or three years, H-1B visas ...

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International Business

The Clinton administration has launched trade reforms on several fronts, from export licensing to automated customs procedures, with an eye toward smoothing the road for U.S. exporters. But so far the trickle-down effect from these reforms, especially for small and ...

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International Business

When Englishman Christopher Carter, president of Champion Moving & Storage Inc., first moved to the United States 20 years ago, it took him awhile to get used to what he perceived as Americans’ less formal approach to social calls. In ...

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International Business

Tax traps, benefits boggles and career chances–these and other snarls of foreign postings can be handled. But forget to pack a three-month supply of peanut butter and Count Chocula, and the glamour of an overseas job assignment goes to hell ...

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International Business

You know the television commercial: A man on vacation in some exotic locale turns to his wife as they prepare for a day of sightseeing and says something like, “Gee, honey, maybe I shouldn’t have eaten that unidentifiable delicacy last ...

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International Business

U.S. business travelers to Canada soon could be slipping through the border at a quicker pace, thanks to proposed changes to ease border controls between the two countries. Earlier this year, the two governments agreed to explore ways of improving ...

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International Business

EXPORTERS (Ranked by value of goods exported in 1994) #1 Eastman Kodak Co. 343 State St. Rochester, N.Y. 14650 Value of Goods Exported(1) in 1994 (000): $2,600,000 Value of Goods Exported(1) in 1993 (000): 2,240,000 Percent Total Annual Sales Exported: ...

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40 Under Forty

In compiling this inaugural supplement for the Rochester Business Journal 40 Under Forty awards, we were struck by the magnitude of the talent and philanthropic commitment packed into 12 pages of honorees. These are people with full careers and busy ...

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40 Under Forty

But they likely would agree that this age group is an active bunch–albeit one whose time more often is spent on project-oriented tasks than on extended board commitments and the like. In fact, a 1992 national survey shows young professionals ...

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40 Under Forty

Generation X, children of Vietnam vets and flower children, is the 13th generation of U.S. citizens born since independence in 1776. Thirteen: lucky or unlucky? It can go both ways. One in four of the Xers were born to a ...

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40 Under Forty

Leslie Allen Director, global strategy and analysis, contact lens division, Bausch & Lomb Inc. Age: 33 Education: B.A., Hamilton College; MBA, Simon School, University of Rochester Family: Fiancé, Michael Maurer Professional responsibilities: Ensures the development, communication and implementation of strategic ...

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From down the road:
Thanks for paving the path

At the age of 20, I am as far down the 40 Under Forty road as you can possibly get. I am an ambitious college student who has many goals to accomplish. I see the 40 Under Forty awards as ...

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