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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Wal-Mart predicts sales will grow faster next year

Reuters | October 17, 2013 | Intermodal | International Trade

Wal-Mart Stores Inc expects slightly stronger sales growth next year as it makes changes such as opening more smaller U.S. stores and shutting 50 poorly performing stores in Brazil and China, executives said. Read More »

WalMart Cuts Underperforming Overseas Stores

Reuters | October 15, 2013 | International Trade

WalMart is taking a number of steps, from closing poorly performing stores in Brazil and China to opening more smaller U.S. stores than larger ones, as it moves to improve results in the face of difficult conditions worldwide. Read More »

Coface Says US on Positive Watch; Brazil and Thailand on Negative Watch

AJOT | October 15, 2013 | International Trade

Overall, advanced economies are doing better after two years of recession, according to a new country risk outlook by global credit insurer Coface. The eurozone will record modest but positive growth in 2014 (+1%). Within the Economic and Monetary Union, Germany is expected to show a remarkable recovery of 1.8%. France will experience slow growth (0.6%) and the end of the recession is in sight for Spain and Italy. But despite these improvements, the confidence of business leaders has yet to return in Europe. Read More »

AIA Hosts European Aftermarket Leaders for Global Issues Talks

AJOT | October 15, 2013 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

To promote cooperation on legislative and technical issues of importance to the economic health of the independent auto care industry on a global basis, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) recently hosted leaders of several European and South African aftermarket organizations for week-long talks Read More »

China’s annual consumer inflation rate rose in September

Reuters | October 14, 2013 | International Trade

China's annual consumer inflation rate rose to a seven-month high of 3.1 percent in September as poor weather drove up food prices, limiting the scope for the central bank to maneuver to support the economy even as exports showed a surprise decline. Read More »

Boeing To Restructure Commercial Airplane Strategy

Reuters | October 11, 2013 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Boeing Co said on Thursday that it will restructure its commercial airplane strategy and marketing functions, just days after it lost a $9.5 billion order in Japan, previously its most secure market. Read More »

South Korea Can Cope With US Bet Issues

Reuters | October 11, 2013 | International Trade

South Korea can cope with a U.S. debt stalemate if it is brief, and welcomes any boost Japan can get from Abenomics - unless Tokyo is using that policy to weaken the yen, the country's finance minister said. Read More »

China Growth May Beat 7.5%

AJOT | October 11, 2013 | International Trade

China's economic growth should exceed 7.5 percent this year, deputy central bank governor Yi Gang was quoted by Xinhua as saying, the latest expression of confidence from Beijing that the world's No. 2 economy is steadying. Read More »

Lack of USDA Monthly Crop Report Hampers Exports

Reuters | October 11, 2013 | International Trade

For the first time in 40 years, farmers, exporters, processors and traders will have to live without a key monthly crop report that they rely on to forecast market direction because of the U.S. government shutdown. Read More »

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