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International Trade

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China trade surplus shrinks as global woes deepen

AJOT | October 17, 2011 | International Trade

China's trade surplus narrowed for a second straight month in September to $14.5 billion, with both imports and exports lower than expected, reflecting global economic weakness and domestic cooling that will deepen policy quandaries facing Beijing. Read More »

China must address

AJOT | October 17, 2011 | International Trade

The EU's top trade official called on Beijing to address European companies' fear of "retaliation" if they speak up about unfair Chinese business practices. Read More »

Ailing Colombia flower farms eye relief in US pact

AJOT | October 11, 2011 | International Trade

Colombian flower growers wilting under higher costs, a strong peso and more competition from Africa, may get much needed relief from the U.S. Congress if it approves a free-trade pact with the South American nation.

Under the deal Colombia, the world' Read More »

EU reform plans target greener, fairer farm subsidies

AJOT | October 11, 2011 | International Trade

The EU's executive proposed making farm subsidies fairer and more environmentally friendly, in a bid to win support for keeping EU agricultural spending at about 55 billion euro-a-year ($75 billion-a-year) up to 2020.

Critics of the bloc's common agri Read More »

Philippine exports post biggest annual drop in 2 years

AJOT | October 11, 2011 | International Trade

Philippine exports had their worst performance in two years in August, and the outlook for the rest of 2011 is bleak after an industry group forecast a bigger drop than earlier expected for electronics shipments.

In August, shipments of electronics an Read More »

Senior Republican presses Obama on China yuan bill

AJOT | October 11, 2011 | International Trade

President Barack Obama must clarify his position on a bill before Congress aimed at forcing China to revalue the yuan, a top Republican said.

House of Representatives Majority Leader Eric Cantor said it was "critical" the White House make clear its vi Read More »

US accuses China, India of hiding subsidy programs

AJOT | October 11, 2011 | International Trade

The United States on Thursday accused China of flouting World Trade Organization rules by failing to notify the world trade body of nearly 200 government subsidy programs.

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk also said India had failed to notify 50 such Read More »

Premium Article  Importers and exporters find many benefits in Virginia

Karen Thuermer | October 10, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Virginia is ranked America’s Top State for Business by CNBC in 2011! On top of that, Virginia is also ranked tops of any state east of the Mississippi in the American Legislative Exchange Council’s economic competitiveness ranking of the states. Read More »

Premium Article  Perishables bring challenges to all freights

Karen Thuermer | October 10, 2011 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Along with the rest of the economy, the food industry is challenged these days given soaring costs. While many obstacles exist in moving perishables freight, opportunities exist. The key is for everyone in the supply chain to stay informed and be as flex Read More »

Zepol Corporation releases US import and export summary

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

Zepol Corporation, HYPERLINK "http://www.zepol.com/"the leading trade intelligence company, announced the release of a report summarizing the U.S. trade industry thus far in 2011. The report provides detailed information on the top performing U.S. ports, Read More »

Italy 7-month steel exports up, lags import

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

Steel exports from Italy, the European Union's second-biggest producer after Germany, rose 13.6 percent year-on-year to 10.529 million tonnes in the first seven months of 2011, but lagged behind imports growth, industry body Federacciai said. Read More »

India says agrees to boost trade with Pakistan

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

India and Pakistan agreed to further liberalise trade flows with tentative moves such as opening a second customs post and issuing more visas, seen as bolstering a fragile peace process between the two nuclear-armed rivals. Read More »

Deere to build two equipment plants in Brazil

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

Deere & Co , one of the world's biggest heavy equipment producers, will build two plants in Brazil to meet demand from construction and infrastructure projects, Chief Executive Samuel Allen said. Read More »

Congress likely to pass US trade deals

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

A senior U.S. congressional Democrat said he expected Congress to pass three trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama, despite his own strong concerns about the Colombia deal. Read More »

China says

AJOT | October 04, 2011 | International Trade

China's foreign ministry said it "adamantly opposes" a bill being pushed by the U.S. Senate to allow the United States to impose duties on countries that undervalue their currencies. Read More »

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