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Premium Article  ​CG/LA’s President says infrastructure investment needs to double

George Lauriat | September 13, 2013 | People | Interviews | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

Norman Anderson, President & CEO of CG/LA Infrastructure, a Washington DC-based think tank specializing in infrastructure projects, believes investment in projects both in developed and developing economies is a key to growth. In an interview with the AJOT, that comes on the heels of the release of the CG/CL’s 2013 Top 100 North American Infrastructure Projects, Anderson talks about the critical need for infrastructure investment in North America and beyond. Read More »

GPA adds cargo, customers in FY2013

Bob Kirk | September 12, 2013 | International Trade

In his State of the Port address, Georgia Ports Authority Executive Director Curtis Foltz reported record cargo volumes, an influx of new business, and more than 1 million square feet of distribution center space leased or developed. Read More »

Shanghai noses ahead in China’s free trade zone race

Reuters | September 12, 2013 | International Trade

Shanghai is pulling away as the clear winner in the race to set up free trade zones in mainland China, casting a cloud over the future of other areas such as Qianhai that were clear favorites before and had the blessings of top government officials. Read More »

VistaJet CEO takes aim at US before China push

Reuters | September 11, 2013 | International Trade

Private jet operator VistaJet will take on its Warren Buffet-owned rival in the United States next year before turning attention to the Chinese market, the company's founder and chairman Thomas Flohr said. Read More »

US VW execs ‘forced’ by German boss to sign UAW letter

Reuters | September 11, 2013 | International Trade

U.S. executives at Volkswagen AG's plant in Tennessee were "forced" by a German board member to sign a letter disclosing the United Auto Workers' efforts to organize the factory, a move that created distress within the company, U.S. Senator Bob Corker said. Read More »

Killing the goose: Why Indian exports need more than a cheap rupee

Reuters | September 10, 2013 | International Trade

The upside of the Indian rupee's slump is an export boom that sets the economy straight, right? Wrong. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh echoed classical economic theory when he told parliament last month that the plunging rupee, which has lost 18 percent against the dollar since selling pressure picked up in May, would spur exports and discourage imports. Read More »

WTO cuts 2013 world trade forecast to 2.5%

Reuters | September 09, 2013 | International Trade

World trade is expected to grow by 2.5 percent this year and 4.5 percent in 2014, the World Trade Organisation's new chief, Roberto Azevedo, said, revising down previous estimates of 3.3 percent and 5 percent. Read More »

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