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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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​China solar panel exports to ease on EU curbs

AJOT | August 13, 2013 | International Trade

Major Chinese solar panel makers such as Canadian Solar Inc recorded buoyant shipments in the April-June period as they raced to rev up sales ahead of EU restrictions on Chinese exports, but sales have eased in the current quarter. Read More »

​Narrowing trade gap fuels British recovery hopes

AJOT | August 13, 2013 | International Trade

Britain's trade deficit narrowed sharply in June while second quarter construction output grew faster than an official estimate, adding to signs the country's economic recovery is moving onto a more sustainable footing. Read More »

​Yum feeling the heat in China as July sales tumble

AJOT | August 13, 2013 | International Trade

The heat seems to be getting to KFC parent Yum Brands Inc in China, after the fast-food chain saw China sales slide in July, with some market watchers saying a lack of focus on cooling drinks and ice cream meant diners looked elsewhere as record hot weather gripping the country. Read More »

​Japan growth slows in 2nd Qtr

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | International Trade

A Reuters report said Japan's economic growth slowed more than expected in the second quarter, offering ammunition to those seeking to temper a planned sales-tax increase even as government debt has risen past 1,000 trillion yen ($10.4 trillion). Read More »

​Retailers report higher sales for July

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | International Trade

Reuters is reporting that eleven retailers that still release monthly sales figures for stores open at least a full year reported a combined 3.9 percent gain, missing the 4.4 percent increase analysts expected, according to Thomson Reuters. Read More »

​EPA Maintains Key RFS Volumes for 2013, Signals Potential Changes to 2014 Volumes

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | International Trade

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the finalization of its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2013 for conventional biofuels, cellulosic biofuels, and the total amount of Advanced Biofuels. EPA had previously finalized the 2013 volume requirements for biomass-based diesel at 1.28 billion gallons. Read More »

PetroChina and Exxon Mobil In Iraq Field Deal

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | International Trade

China is already the top foreign player in Iraq's oilfields. A deal at West Qurna, which is around 50 km northwest of the southern oil hub of Basra, would boost its dominance and could make PetroChina the biggest single foreign investor in Iraqi oil. Read More »

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