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Bernanke cautions on risks from imbalances

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | International Trade

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned in a speech on October 19th that Asian policies promoting exports could lead to a reemergence of imbalances in trade and capital flows, which some believe helped fuel the US housing bubble. Read More »

Hasbro gives upbeat outlook

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | International Trade

Hasbro, Inc. posted a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations and gave an upbeat outlook for the full-year, fueling hopes for better toy sales during the holidays. Read More »

US net steel exporter in August

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | International Trade

Final steel export and import data reveal that in August, for the first time in over 50 years, the US was a net exporter of steel. "This dramatic development shows the increasing importance of US exports of steel to international markets which are returni Read More »

Solar industry to challenge US Customs tariff ruling

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | International Trade

The US solar energy industry hopes to persuade Customs officials to reverse a decision to impose a 2.5% tariff on solar panel imports after more than two decades of duty-free trade in the product, an industry official said in an interview. Read More »

Strong euro handicaps European wheat exporters

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | International Trade

The strength of the euro against the dollar is proving an extra burden for European wheat exporters this season at a time when swelling global supplies have intensified export competition, traders and analysts said. Read More »

AJOT to serve as a 2010 GFTC Media Sponsor

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) General Chairman Doug J. Marchand announced the American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) would serve as a media sponsor for the 2010 event. The 42nd GFTC will be held January 31 - February 2, 2010 at Read More »

Hong Kong remains world’s freest economy

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy according to the findings of the Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report released recently by the Cato Institute. This marks the 13th consecutive year Hong Kong has topped the ranking. Read More »

AAFA publishes updated restricted substances list

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | International Trade

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) published the fifth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, and home textiles. The list, which has become the global industry standard for RSLs, together with a Read More »

US trade gap widens in June on oil prices

AJOT | August 16, 2009 | International Trade

The US trade deficit widened in June to $27.0 billion, as goods imports increased for the first time in 11 months on the back of higher oil prices, a Commerce Department report said. Read More »

Steel imports falter again in June

AJOT | July 30, 2009 | International Trade

Imports in June were down 18% compared to May 2009 and 69% compared to June 2008. 'Import arrivals in June were at very depressed levels due to weakness in the marketplace during the order period for non-NAFTA arrivals,' said David Phelps, president, AII Read More »

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