Rice shipments from Thailand, the second-biggest exporter, are set to increase as the government reduces the price paid to farmers to rein in spending, according to the Thai Rice Exporters Association.
Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto said he’s confident Congress will end the state oil monopoly this year, opening the way for companies such as Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal Dutch Shell Plc to tap the nation’s reserves.
California lawmakers sent Governor Jerry Brown a $96.3 billion budget tempered by his restrained revenue estimates, even as higher taxes have given the most- populous U.S. state its first surplus in almost a decade.
California’s Senate passed a $96.3 billion budget with spending tempered by Governor Jerry Brown’s restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
California lawmakers are set to send a $96.3 billion budget to Governor Jerry Brown with spending tempered by his restrained revenue estimate, even as higher taxes have given the most-populous U.S. state a surplus for the first time in almost a decade.
California Governor Jerry Brown and fellow Democrats struck a deal to base the fiscal 2014 budget on his more conservative revenue estimate rather than higher projections, clearing the way for passage of a spending plan on time for the most populous U.S. state.
After his side lost a fight over federal sugar aid in the Senate last month, Bob Simpson, the president of Jelly Belly Candy Co. of Fairfield, California, made plans to take his message directly to Congress.