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2014 Media Kit

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Botched customs upgrade cuts off Congo’s second city

Reuters | September 30, 2014 | International Trade

A month ago, Democratic Republic of Congo’s border post with Zambia, one of Africa’s busiest land frontiers, went high-tech, with a web-based customs system that was meant to improve efficiency and eradicate corruption. Read More »

Ford sees rising pre-tax margins in Asia, Europe

Reuters | September 29, 2014 | International Trade

Ford Motor Co expects a 2015 pre-tax loss of about $250 million in Europe, although it still is targeting a return to profitability, executives told investors at a meeting Monday near company headquarters. Read More »

Young EU farmers struggle as Russian sanctions bite

Reuters | September 29, 2014 | International Trade

The neat rows of manicured trees seem a world away from the barricades of eastern Ukraine, but political tensions between the European Union and Russia are reverberating in Fabio Lambertini's pear farm in the tranquil Italian countryside. Read More »

Ukraine leader clings to European goal despite Putin

Reuters | September 29, 2014 | International Trade

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko has secured a temporary peace in the troubled east which he says gives him a chance to move Ukraine towards its dream of a place in Europe - but Russia's Vladimir Putin still holds cards that could thwart him. Read More »

Russia cannot change EU-Ukraine deal

Reuters | September 29, 2014 | International Trade

Russia will not be allowed to amend a free-trade deal between the European Union and Ukraine, the woman set to become the EU's new trade chief said on Monday, rejecting Moscow's demands. Read More »

India’s textiles, apparel exports to rise by 10% this year

Reuters | September 29, 2014 | International Trade

India's cotton and apparel exports are set to climb by around 10 percent this year as higher wages, political instability and concerns about workplace conditions in other producing markets steer international buyers toward Indian exporters, industry officials said. Read More »

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