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2014 Media Kit

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WTO okays EU trade help for Pakistan

AJOT | February 01, 2012 | International Trade

A World Trade Organisation committee meeting approved a European Union waiver on duties for 75 products from Pakistan, a scheme intended to boost textile exports to help Pakistan recover from massive floods in 2010. Read More »

China rare earths safe from WTO ruling on export curbs

AJOT | January 31, 2012 | International Trade

A World Trade Organisation ruling against China's restrictions on raw material exports could force changes to some of its rare earth policies but is unlikely to yield the boost in exports of the metals that consumers want to see. Read More »

New Asian buyers thirst for fresh wine tastes

AJOT | January 31, 2012 | International Trade

The bubble may have burst in the Bordeaux market, but new Asian collectors are seeking diversity and in some cases even choosing second growth Bordeaux for value, said Robert Sleigh, head of Sotheby'sAsian wine department. Read More »

Premium Article  Quebec’s ambitious ‘Plan Nord’ stirs wide interest

Leo Ryan | January 30, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | Energy | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Leo Ryan, AJOT

Quebec’s C$ 80 billion “Plan Nord” is arguably North America’s largest public infrastructure project and has project cargo providers drooling at the opportunity. Read More »

Premium Article  Project Cargo Outlook 2012 and Beyond – Waiting for the dough

George Lauriat | January 30, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

By George Lauriat, AJOT

All over the globe major projects have been approved, reviewed, engineered and await the green light to begin construction. The problem is financing. When will the financial institutions be ready to invest? Read More »

Premium Article  National Infrastructure Bank: An idea whose time has come?

Peter Buxbaum | January 30, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

Proposals would attract greater private funding for projects

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

America's looming infrastructure crisis has been receiving increasing media attention over the last few years. Outdated port facilities, incomplete rail Read More »

Premium Article  Developer of Myanmar’s Dawei mega-project seeks funding

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The clay model of Myanmar's ambitious Dawei deep-sea port and special economic zone sprawls across a long table on the 43rd floor of the headquarters of Italian-Thai Development Pcl. Glossy posters hail it as the "new global gateway of Indo-China". Read More »

Starbucks to enter India, targets 50 outlets by year-end

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | International Trade

Starbucks Corp will open its first coffee shops in India in August or September, a year later than originally planned, and aims to have 50 outlets by year-end through a tie-up with the Tata group, the country's biggest business house. Read More »

Obama plans new team to get tough on China trade

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | International Trade

President Barack Obama said he was creating an enforcement unit to crack down on unfair trade practices in China and other countries and would beef up border inspections to block imports of counterfeit goods. Read More »

Philippines to accept Canada cattle shipments

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | International Trade

The Philippines will now accept imports of Canadian cattle, sheep and goats, the Canadian government said, adding modestly to a series of market openings for the country's livestock industry. Read More »

US businesses object to Obama trade agencies plan

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | International Trade

A coalition of over 80 U.S. business groups raised concerns about President Barack Obama's plan to create a new department of trade by consolidating the relatively small office of the U.S. Trade Representative with five other agencies. Read More »

US duties on China solar would hurt jobs

AJOT | January 30, 2012 | International Trade

A U.S. solar industry group fighting a rival coalition's request for steep import duties on solar cells and modules made in China released a report warning more than 60,000 U.S. jobs could be lost if duties are imposed. Read More »

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