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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Forest industry welcomes trade deal with Europe

PR Newswire | October 18, 2013 | International Trade

The Forest Products Association of Canada (FPAC) expressed its support for the agreement in principle for a Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) between Canada and the European Union. One of its measures will result in the elimination of quotas and tariffs of up to 10% on imports of wood based panels. Read More »

EU, Canada near trade pact after breaking impasse

Reuters | October 17, 2013 | International Trade

The European Union and Canada are expected to close negotiations on a multi-billion-dollar trade deal if they can overcome final disagreements ranging from medicine patents to feta cheese and integrate two of the world's biggest economies. Read More »

China warns of slowing demand from emerging markets

Reuters | October 17, 2013 | International Trade

China's exporters face a difficult time in coming months as demand from emerging markets slows, the Chinese trade ministry warned after the latest trade data showed sales to Southeast Asia slowed sharply in September. Read More »

Wal-Mart predicts sales will grow faster next year

Reuters | October 17, 2013 | Intermodal | International Trade

Wal-Mart Stores Inc expects slightly stronger sales growth next year as it makes changes such as opening more smaller U.S. stores and shutting 50 poorly performing stores in Brazil and China, executives said. Read More »

WalMart Cuts Underperforming Overseas Stores

Reuters | October 15, 2013 | International Trade

WalMart is taking a number of steps, from closing poorly performing stores in Brazil and China to opening more smaller U.S. stores than larger ones, as it moves to improve results in the face of difficult conditions worldwide. Read More »

Coface Says US on Positive Watch; Brazil and Thailand on Negative Watch

AJOT | October 15, 2013 | International Trade

Overall, advanced economies are doing better after two years of recession, according to a new country risk outlook by global credit insurer Coface. The eurozone will record modest but positive growth in 2014 (+1%). Within the Economic and Monetary Union, Germany is expected to show a remarkable recovery of 1.8%. France will experience slow growth (0.6%) and the end of the recession is in sight for Spain and Italy. But despite these improvements, the confidence of business leaders has yet to return in Europe. Read More »

AIA Hosts European Aftermarket Leaders for Global Issues Talks

AJOT | October 15, 2013 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

To promote cooperation on legislative and technical issues of importance to the economic health of the independent auto care industry on a global basis, the Automotive Aftermarket Industry Association (AAIA) recently hosted leaders of several European and South African aftermarket organizations for week-long talks Read More »

China’s annual consumer inflation rate rose in September

Reuters | October 14, 2013 | International Trade

China's annual consumer inflation rate rose to a seven-month high of 3.1 percent in September as poor weather drove up food prices, limiting the scope for the central bank to maneuver to support the economy even as exports showed a surprise decline. Read More »

Boeing To Restructure Commercial Airplane Strategy

Reuters | October 11, 2013 | Air Cargo | International Trade

Boeing Co said on Thursday that it will restructure its commercial airplane strategy and marketing functions, just days after it lost a $9.5 billion order in Japan, previously its most secure market. Read More »

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