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Wal-Mart to take majority stake in China e-commerce firm

AJOT | February 22, 2012 | International Trade

Wal-Mart Stores Inc said it is taking a controlling stake in Chinese e-commerce firm Yihaodian, as the world's largest retailer seeks new revenue sources to fend off rising competition in the world's fastest-growing major economy. Read More »

Premium Article  Speed is key for on-line retailer Zappos.com

Karen Thuermer | February 12, 2012 | International Trade

Walking through the Zappos.com fulfillment center near Louisville, KY must be, in some ways, akin to opening former Philippine Republic President Ferdinand Marcos’s shoe closet. It’s overwhelming. Read More »

Premium Article  US. exports set to double by 2015

Peter Buxbaum | February 12, 2012 | International Trade

Can Ex-Im Bank take any credit?

Could the United States double its exports by 2015? That's what President Barrack Obama called for in 2010 as part his jobs and economic recovery program. Read More »

Premium Article  The American Importer 2012

George Lauriat | February 12, 2012 | International Trade

Imports have often been viewed as a key economic indicator for the health of the US economy. Is the US recovering? Imports are up, but recovery may be selective. Read More »

Brazil’s OJ industry drops US banned fungicide

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

Brazil's orange juice industry removed carbendazim from its list of recommended fungicides for producers, after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration blocked the entry of several shipments of juice that tested positive for it. Read More »

Cars, software, services threaten EU-India trade deal

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

Hopes of India and the European Union striking a free trade deal at a summit this week are fading fast, with differences over duties on cars and market access for software and service companies standing in the way of an accord. Read More »

EU sanctions slash Ukraine maize exports to Iran

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

Ukraine's maize exports to Iran dropped 40 percent in January due to problems collecting payment from Iranian buyers after the European Union tightened sanctions, a leading Ukrainian agricultural consultancy said. Read More »

Myanmar says will put stability ahead of economy

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

Myanmar President Thein Sein said his government was committed to political reform and would put the stability of the country ahead of economic development, Singapore's Straits Times newspaper reported. Read More »

US eyes Russia trade vote by summer end

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

The Obama administration, a senior U.S. lawmaker and the business community are gearing up for a tough vote in Congress to bolster trade relations with Russia, even as Moscow continued on Friday to take stands that make it unpopular in Washington. Read More »

US halts 20 orange juice shipments for fungicide

AJOT | February 05, 2012 | International Trade

U.S. inspectors blocked 20 shipments of orange juice, 11 of them from Brazil, the world leading orange grower, from entering the country because they contain traces of a banned fungicide, the government said. Read More »

Brazil to restore tariff on Mexican autos

AJOT | February 01, 2012 | International Trade

Brazil's President Dilma Rousseff has ordered the termination of a long-standing deal with Mexico for tariff-free bilateral trade in automobiles and parts, Valor Economico newspaper said, in another possible sign of growing protectionism in emerging marke Read More »

China says ready to defend its rare earth policies

AJOT | February 01, 2012 | International Trade

China's Commerce Ministry said it was prepared to defend its rare earth export policies at the World Trade Organization, days after the global trade body ruled against its export restrictions on raw materials exports. Read More »

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