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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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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 »

Medvedev warns Ukraine over joining EU trade bloc

Reuters | September 09, 2013 | International Trade

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev stepped up pressure on Ukraine to back down on plans to join an EU trade bloc, warning that Kiev would be barred from a customs union of former Soviet states if it signs an agreement with Europe. Read More »

Smithfield Foods profit falls on weak exports

Reuters | September 06, 2013 | International Trade

Smithfield Foods Inc., the U.S. pork producer that has agreed to a $4.7 billion buyout by China's Shuanghui International Holdings, reported a 36 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by lower exports to key international markets such as Japan, China and Russia. Read More »

WTO set to agree Yemen’s membership terms

Reuters | September 06, 2013 | International Trade

Yemen's 13 year pursuit of a seat at the World Trade Organization is set to end successfully this month, making its entry into the global trade club a formality early next year. Read More »

German exports post surprise fall in July

Reuters | September 06, 2013 | International Trade

German exports and industrial output tumbled in July while imports rose, underscoring that the domestic economy is key for growth in Europe's largest economy this year as weakness elsewhere makes it hard to sell goods abroad. Read More »

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