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Premium Article  North, to Alaska. The rush is on

Leo Quigley | April 25, 2012 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

By Leo Quigley, AJOT

America’s 49th state is entirely dependent on three primary supply routes consisting of the Alaska Highway, air and ocean freight. There are no railways that connect Alaska to the other 48 states and its closest neighbors are Cana Read More »

Premium Article  Recovery underway but prosperity still down the road

George Lauriat | April 05, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The Northeast economic recovery is underway, but potholes could undermine road to prosperity. One thing that characterizes Northeast cities from those in other parts of North America is the propensity for developing vehicle trashing potholes. Read More »

Premium Article  A challenging time for chemical logistics

Peter Buxbaum | April 05, 2012 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Growth of China leads to more complex supply chains

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Recent changes in the logistics of the chemicals market and the changes that are likely to come in the next few years can be summed up with one word: China. China arrive Read More »

Premium Article  US exporters take home the bacon when it comes to meat

Karen Thuermer | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

A recent article Korea’s high lifestyle magazine, Luxury, points to U.S. beef being the choice meat product of that nation’s renown chefs. In fact, five of the seven restaurants highlighted sold U.S. rib eye and strip loin Read More »

Premium Article  Brazil offers growing export opportunities

Karen Thuermer | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

Although economic indicators suggest that Brazil’s economy may be heading for a recession, this powerhouse to the south is positioning itself to become an indispensible source for U.S. exporters. Read More »

Premium Article  U.S. equipment sales to Latin America explode

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

Despite recent economic glitches, export growth reflects long term positive trends

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Exports of U.S. construction and agricultural equipment increased dramatically in 2011. Demand for such equipment in South America was one Read More »

Premium Article  An impediment to normal trade relations with Russia

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

The administration is seeking repeal of 1970s legislation but many in Congress oppose the move

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

In his most recent State of the Union address, President Obama declared that "Congress should make sure that no foreign compan Read More »

Premium Article  CBP attempting to right wrongs with new rules for in-bond shipments

Peter Buxbaum | March 07, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

30-day limit, electronic filings are key provisions

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Ten years ago, the Government Accountability Office issued a report criticizing how U.S. Customs and Border Protection handled in-bond shipments. CBP's reaction at that Read More »

Premium Article  The China Factor

George Lauriat | February 23, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

The Chinese economy is a key driver for the bulk trades. For North Americans, China’s consumption of raw materials and agricultural products has been an import export mainstay. But the heady days of China’s economic growth in the high teens may be over…at Read More »

Argentina’s January trade surplus seen down 28%

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

Argentina's trade surplus for January is seen falling 28 percent year-on-year, hit by weaker demand for the country's exports, particularly slower car sales to neighboring Brazil, a Reuters poll showed. Read More »

China opens box office to more U.S. movies

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

China agreed to open its market to more American movies, in a dramatic Hollywood ending to a week-long visit by China's leader-in-waiting that produced billions of dollars in business deals. Read More »

China to increase tax rebate to exporters

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

China will increase export tax rebates to aid the export sector, which is feeling the punch from the European debt crisis, the China Daily reported, citing the trade ministry. Read More »

China’s Xi, US officials talk food trade in Iowa

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

China's leader-in-waiting, Xi Jinping, gathered with U.S. agricultural officials in America's grainbelt on Thursday and stressed their shared interests in fostering increased food security and trade in farm goods. Read More »

Mexico world trade to rise by 10% a year

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

Mexico's trade with the rest of the world is set to grow by more than 10 percent this year and next and will more than double by 2026, according to a forecast by British bank HSBC. Read More »

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