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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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CSN Wants Alabama Plant Included in Purchase of Brazil Steel Mill

George Lauriat | September 03, 2013 | International Trade

Brazilian steelmaker CSN (Companhia Siderúrgica Nacional SA) may call off plans to buy ThyssenKrupp's money-losing CSA mill in Rio de Janeiro if the German steelmaker does not include a U.S. sister plant in the deal, a source with knowledge of the matter said. Read More »

Shenzhen’s Yantian Terminal Hit With Strike

George Lauriat | September 03, 2013 | International Trade

Radio Free Asia (RFA) is reporting that around 800-workers at the Yantian International Container Port Co. walked out on Sunday (Sept. 1st) in protest, saying the company had failed to deliver on a promised school subsidy for their children. Read More »

ISM Says Factory Activity Up In August

Reuters | September 03, 2013 | International Trade

The Institute for Supply Management (ISM) said its index of national factory activity rose to 55.7 in August from 55.4 the prior month, comfortably beating expectations for 54. It was the highest reading since June 2011. Read More »

Canada’s current account gap widens in second quarter

Reuters | August 29, 2013 | International Trade

Canada's current account deficit widened in the second quarter as exports struggled to gain traction and lower oil shipments to the United States caused the bilateral trade surplus to shrink, according to Statistics Canada data. Read More »

Mexico moving to grow trade ties with Asia

AJOT | August 27, 2013 | International Trade

Asia could become twice as important to Mexico as an export market over the next five years as the country strengthens trade ties with the fast-growing economies of the region, Mexican Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said. Read More »

​Asia-Pacific trade talks enter final push for deal

AJOT | August 26, 2013 | International Trade

The United States and 11 other countries in the Asia-Pacific have begun a final push to reach a landmark trade deal this year and hope for significant progress by an October meeting of leaders in Bali, the top U.S. trade official said. Read More »

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