International Trade

Senior trade and security officials launch, CT Strategies, with Command Consulting Group

PR Newswire | November 12, 2013 | International Trade

New Subsidiary Company Gives CCG an Integrated Trade and Global Supply Chain Service Area while Strengthening its National Security Practice Read More »

Indonesia raises 2013 LNG export target by 4 pct

Reuters | November 12, 2013 | International Trade

Indonesia's overseas LNG sales are expected to be 4 percent more than previously expected at 285 cargoes this year, boosted by higher output and a drop in volumes set aside for domestic use, the state oil and gas regulator SKKMigas said. Read More »

EU to decide if German trade surplus needs review

Reuters | November 11, 2013 | International Trade

The European Commission will decide whether to scrutinize Germany's trade surplus for economic imbalances, the Commissioner in charge wrote, adding that boosting domestic demand would help Europe's largest economy. Read More »

India’s October trade deficit jumps, but trends seen positive

Reuters | November 11, 2013 | International Trade

India's trade deficit jumped in October, rebounding from a 2-1/2 year low the previous month, as purchases of gold picked up ahead of the festival season, provisional government data showed. Read More »

US panel hears trade complaints, hope for China reform meeting

Reuters | November 11, 2013 | International Trade

U.S. trade officials and industry groups aired concerns about Chinese trade protectionism while voicing hope that an economic agenda-setting meeting of China's top leaders this weekend would launch deeper reforms. Read More »

PepsiCo says to invest $5.5 billion in India by 2020

Reuters | November 11, 2013 | International Trade

PepsiCo Inc, the maker of Pepsi-Cola, Frito-Lay snacks and Tropicana juice, plans to invest $5.5 billion in India by 2020 to expand its presence in the country, it said. Read More »

Air India Dreamliners to get software upgrade starting December

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

Air India Ltd plans to upgrade the software in all its 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets from December, saying that the process will not lead to the planes being grounded for long. Read More »

Asian Logistics & Maritime Conference Attracts Global Audience

AJOT | November 11, 2013 | International Trade

Some 1,500 Logistics Providers, Users Take Part in Third Edition Read More »

German trade surplus hits record high in September

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

Germany's trade surplus rose to a record high in September as exports climbed across the board, data showed, at a time when Europe's largest economy has come under fire for relying too heavily on foreign trade. Read More »

China exports another sign of pick-up as leaders meet

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

A stronger-than-expected rebound in China's exports in October added to a run of indicators suggesting the world's second-largest economy has found its footing just as Beijing prepares to lay out its reform agenda for the next decade. Read More »

Washington state takes steps to nail down Boeing 777X contract

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

The Washington state legislature met in a special session to consider tax breaks aimed at ensuring Boeing Co builds its newest jet, the 777X, in the Seattle area. Read More »

Coca-Cola says to invest over $4 billion in China in 2015-2017

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

The Coca-Cola Co said it will invest over $4 billion in China and build new plants between 2015 and 2017, to counter competition which is chipping away at its share of the country's 421 billion yuan ($69.12 billion) soft drinks market. Read More »

McDonald’s October same-restaurant sales miss as Japan drags

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

McDonald's Corp reported lower-than-expected comparable-restaurant sales for October as sales fell in Japan and remained weak in the United States. Read More »

Tanzania says partners risk weakening east Africa bloc

Reuters | November 08, 2013 | International Trade

Tanzania's president said that Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda risked weakening the East African Community by seeking closer unity without the agreement of all five members, weighing in on a row that has exposed rivalries in the economic bloc. Read More »

Surging Gulf Arab car sales underline consumer boom

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

A surge in passenger car sales across most Gulf Arab countries underlines the momentum behind the region's consumer spending boom, and sales are likely to continue rising strongly for at least a few years, automobile sector executives said. Read More »

Extra EU aid comes too late for French meat sector slump

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

France's aim to point almost one billion euros in European subsidies at struggling livestock farmers will do little to heal its ailing meat processing sector, with cheaper competitors already eroding its market share. Read More »

Taiwan exports slide again in October, off 1.5% y/y

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

Taiwan's exports fell more than expected in October, as declines in shipments to China and the United States kept the island's export machine sputtering, highlighting erratic global demand. Read More »

GM’s Tavera SUV recall to be overseen by India government panel

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

General Motors Co's recall of 114,000 Chevrolet Tavera sport-utility vehicles in India will be overseen by a government panel, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said. Read More »

ArcelorMittal still interested in ThyssenKrupp’s US plant

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steelmaker, remains interested in the steel rolling mill in Alabama that ThyssenKrupp is seeking to sell. Read More »

Adidas says soccer, running to help it beat Nike in Europe

Reuters | November 07, 2013 | International Trade

Adidas forecast a $2.7 billion boost to sales from next year's soccer World Cup would help it over a tough 2013, and said it would fend off rival Nike in hotly-contested European markets with innovative running gear. Read More »