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Russian steel firms bet industry to thrive post-WTO

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

Russian steelmakers have invested heavily before the country's entry to the WTO on a bet that steel-intensive domestic industries such as carmakers will thrive under heightened competition - a risk that has a good chance of paying off. Read More »

USTR’s Kirk says no trade war but troubled by China

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

US Trade Representative Ron Kirk said the United States is not in a trade war with China, but he is troubled by China's tendency to retaliate when other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) launch trade cases against it. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada: road ahead unmapped for specialty crops in boxes

Leo Quigley | December 15, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The mix of food crop exports north of the U.S./Canada border is changing gradually: but changing nevertheless from wheat to canola and specialty crops such as peas, lentils, canary seed and mustard seed - a large proportion of which moves in containers th Read More »

Premium Article  World trade, according to Friedmann

Peter Buxbaum | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

CONECT counsel shares biggest trade developments, trends

International trade is dynamic and changing and not all of the change is for the good. Some positive developments took place in the last year, such as the passage of the Columbia and Sout Read More »

Premium Article  No company is an island when it comes to risk management

Karen Thuermer | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

As if economic conditions have not been challenging enough this year for manufacturers, suppliers and transportation providers, then came along the Sendai earthquake and tsunami in Japan and later the excessive flooding in Thailand. Read More »

Food multi-nationals meet their match in Australia

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

Heinz's chief executive, William Johnson, has been vocal about its difficulties, describing Australia as "the worst market" of the 200-odd countries and territories in which the 142-year-old ketchup maker operates. Read More »

China toughens trade stance with tariffs

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

China has fired a warning shot with its decision to impose tariffs on imports of sport-utility vehicles (SUV) and other large cars from the United States as both countries gear up for increased trade friction next year. Read More »

WTO agrees procurement deal, US urges China to join

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization clinched a landmark reform of its Government Procurement Agreement after the European Union, Japan and the United States agreed terms for opening up government contracts to foreign competition. Read More »

India admits $9 billion export gaffe

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

Already battered by corruption scandals, and less than a week after an embarrassing policy U-turn, the Indian government admitted that it had accidentally inflated this year's export figures by more than $9 billion. Read More »

Indonesia tin official quits after export ban failure

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

Industry cracks are starting to show in top tin producer Indonesia, with the breach and collapse of the self-imposed export stoppage this month resulting in the surprise resignation of the secretary at the Indonesia Tin Association (ITA). Read More »

Russia trade vote will be

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

The White House faces a major challenge next year persuading the U.S. Congress to permanently normalize trade relations with Russia due to concerns about human rights and Moscow's relations with Iran, a senior Republican lawmaker said. Read More »

US threatens sanctions in Airbus battle with EU

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

The United States rejected a European Union plan to eliminate subsidies provided to Airbus and said it would ask the World Trade Organization for permission to impose trade sanctions that could amount to $7 billion to $10 billion annually. Read More »

USTR faults China WTO record in 1Oth annual report

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

Ten years after joining the World Trade Organization, China still does not fully embrace many fundamental free market principles of the global trade body, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday in an annual report to Congress. Read More »

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