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Steel imports continue to slide

AJOT | June 02, 2009 | International Trade

Imports in April declined another 21% based on preliminary data released by the Department of Commerce's Census Bureau. 'A large decline in imports of OCTG lead the decline in import arrivals. OCTG imports in April were ordered long before the filing of Read More »

UK output falls sharply but recovery seen

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | International Trade

British industrial output fell less than expected in March though still posting its biggest annual decline on record, while the country's trade deficit narrowed to its smallest in almost two years, data showed. Read More »

Steel exports decline first two months of 2009

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | International Trade

Following a record year in 2008, American steel exports have turned down sharply in the first two months of 2009 compared to 2008. Exports to nearly every region of the globe, except for non-NAFTA Western Hemisphere countries and Africa fell, some signif Read More »

ECT and Kombiverkehr launch Betuwe Express to Duisburg

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | International Trade


ECT and Kombiverkehr jointly gave the signal for the launch of the 'Betuwe-Express'. The train will operate a daily service between the ECT terminals in Rotterdam Maasvlakte and the DeCeTe hinterland terminal in Duisburg. The connection allows dire Read More »

Infrastructure optimism: reality, long-term outlook

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | International Trade

As economies continue to falter, infrastructure is being touted as a means to stimulate growth around the globe. To bolster its economy and preserve jobs, China has embarked upon a $580 billion infrastructure building program, with others (including Argen Read More »

Steel imports plummet due to dearth of orders at end of 2008

AJOT | March 26, 2009 | International Trade

'Imports plummeted in February both from January 2009 and February 2008 levels, reflecting the sharp decline in import orders after steel demand dried up last fall. The import pipeline has simply become empty. Even imports of OCTG, which had been robust Read More »

Global trade important engine for recovery

AJOT | March 09, 2009 | International Trade

Reflecting on the ongoing debate of nationalization versus globalization in the margins of the recent meeting of European heads of state in Brussels, CEO DHL Express Europe, Scott Price, said: 'Global trade is the engine for economic recovery and any move Read More »

Steel market remains depressed

AJOT | February 24, 2009 | International Trade

Total imports in January were 2.34 million tons based on preliminary reporting. 'The steel market remains depressed, and arrivals reflect that hard reality as imports continue to slow from non-NAFTA countries, with exceptions from countries supplying sla Read More »

Canada keeps WTO option open on US meat rules

AJOT | February 22, 2009 | International Trade

Canada would revive a trade complaint against the United States if Washington chose to reinstate country-of-origin meat labeling rules that Ottawa considers protectionist, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz said. Read More »

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