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Turkey opens new trade routes to bypass Syria

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

Turkey said it would begin exporting goods to Egypt via sea and overland through Iraq this week as it seeks to bypass existing trade routes through Syria following a breakdown in ties and rising violence in its southern neighbour. Read More »

EU says complies with WTO in Airbus-Boeing dispute

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | International Trade

The European Union said it had met a deadline for complying with a WTO ruling against billions of euros of illegal subsidies for aircraft maker Airbus and outlined its actions in a letter to the United States and the World Trade Organization. Read More »

Fickle India government puts foreign supermarkets

AJOT | December 04, 2011 | International Trade

India has put a plan to open up its retail industry to foreign supermarkets on hold, a senior government source said, an embarrassing turnaround for a beleaguered government fighting to retain the support of key allies. Read More »

Premium Article  Asia’s little dragons

George Lauriat | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

In ancient times, the five-clawed dragon was the symbol of China's emperor, the “Son of Heaven”. Four and three claws were for nobles and ministers, respectively, while two claws were for commoners. However, in China, while the dragon is a symbol of power Read More »

After 10 years, China’s WTO ride could get bumpier

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Rising trade protectionism and frustration over its domestic subsidies spell trouble for China and could lead to more friction within the World Trade Organization than Beijing has grown accustomed to over the past decade. Read More »

Caterpillar to invest $210 million in India

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Caterpillar Inc said it will invest $210 million in India as the heavy machinery giant looks to capitalize on an expected spurt in road construction and infrastructure development activities in one of its important markets. Read More »

EU bound fakes can be seized in transit

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Customs officials can seize suspected fake goods moving through the European Union from one non-EU country to another if they find the products are intended to be sold in the EU, Europe's highest court ruled. Read More »

EU expects secure trade deal with US

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

The European Union expects to sign a cargo security pact with the United States on Tuesday to help persuade the U.S. Congress to extend a deadline that threatens billions of dollars in transatlantic trade. Read More »

EU faces compliance deadline in Airbus spat with US

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

A dispute over government aid for aircraft rivals Airbus and Boeing Co enters a delicate stage on Thursday as Europe faces a deadline to tell the United States how it is eliminating billions of dollars in subsidies struck down by the World Trade Organizat Read More »

EU trade holding up, but risks ahead

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht said that European import demand was holding up well despite the debt crisis, but trade could fall suddenly if a recession takes hold. Read More »

Euro debt crisis hits Chinese exporters

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Nearly all Chinese export companies have already been hit by Europe's debt woes, according to a survey released on Monday showing just how fast the crisis is rippling through the global economy. Read More »

Factories stall worldwide, US jobless claims rise

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

Manufacturing activity is contracting across Europe and most of Asia, data is showing, and a Chinese official declared that the world economy faces a worse situation than in 2008 when Lehman Brothers collapsed.

Factory activity shrank even further in Read More »

India weakens retail reform as opposition grows

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

India's government appeared to be backtracking over a move to allow foreign supermarket giants such as Wal-Mart to enter Asia's third-largest economy, as political opposition grew over one of the most far-reaching economic reforms in years. Read More »

South Korea exports top forecasts, inflation climbs

AJOT | December 01, 2011 | International Trade

South Korean exports in November topped expectations while inflation picked up, reinforcing market views that the central bank will keep interest rates steady for some time despite worries about Europe's deepening debt crisis. Read More »

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