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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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US trade official says to seek TPP deal by year-end

Reuters | October 08, 2013 | International Trade

The United States maintained it hopes to seal an ambitious trade pact on schedule by year-end despite resistance in some countries and the absence of President Barack Obama from a regional summit that is ironing out differences on the pact. Read More »

Global trade weakening, economy to slow

Reuters | October 08, 2013 | International Trade

The 21 countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation trade group promised to implement responsible macroeconomic policies that will help offset slowing global economic growth and weaker trade. Read More »

Global trade in infrastructure goods to surge

Reuters | October 08, 2013 | International Trade

Trade in goods to build infrastructure such as ports, railways and power stations will rise sharply over the next two decades as developing economies climb the value ladder and rich nations keep investing to maintain their competitive advantage, HSBC said. Read More »

German exports rise less than expected in August

Reuters | October 08, 2013 | International Trade

German exports revived in August, rising slightly less than expected but more than imports and widening the trade surplus, official data showed, in a sign foreign trade will not drag too much on growth in Europe's largest economy. Read More »

Australia sees free trade deal with China within 12 months

Reuters | October 08, 2013 | International Trade

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott said he is intent on finalizing a free trade agreement with China within the next 12 months, and is prepared to accept a watered-down deal in order to quickly cement an arrangement that has been negotiated since 2005. Read More »

Russia halts Lithuanian dairy imports before EU summit

Reuters | October 07, 2013 | International Trade

Russia suspended imports of dairy products from neighboring Lithuania, turning up trade pressure on the European Union member weeks before it hosts a summit that could pull former Soviet republics further from Moscow's orbit. Read More »

Premium Article  Lutosa ships Belgian fries worldwide

Karen Thuermer | October 07, 2013 | International Trade

Not everyone associates French fries with Belgium, but no matter how you slice and fry it, this nation invented this popular food item. In fact, no where on earth are French fries as tasty as that come from Belgium. Consequently, it’s only fitting that Lutosa, a premium brand of frozen potatoes, should be located in Belgium. In fact some say, Lutosa is Belgian Fries at its best! Read More »

Premium Article  US companies commit to European market

Karen Thuermer | October 07, 2013 | International Trade

US companies commit to European market

Despite the European economic downturn, that market remains vital to U.S. companies with a big presence there. Given changes to the market, however, companies have been looking for ways to shave their logistics costs and become more efficient. Read More »

Premium Article  TTIP: A difficult but achievable trade union

Karen Thuermer | October 07, 2013 | International Trade

The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) that the United States is negotiating with the European Union (EU) might be a hot button right now, but depending on what commodity or industrial group is being discussed, TTIP can represent a conundrum. A round of negotiations has already taken place in Washington, D.C. in mid July. Further negotiations are scheduled in Brussels in mid October, with a third round expected to be held in December 2013 in Washington D.C. Read More »

CBP reports cargo clearance still normal

AJOT | October 04, 2013 | International Trade

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and related cargo clearance agencies continue to operate under normal working hours with no delays in cargo operations experienced at this time. Read More »

Daimler mulls new North America plant

Reuters | October 03, 2013 | International Trade

Germany's Daimler AG may build a new factory in North America if demand for compact cars picks up, the head of production and procurement at Mercedes-Benz Cars was quoted saying by a German car magazine. Read More »

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