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International Trade

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Premium Article  Nucor Steel is heavy weight on Mississippi River

Karen Thuermer | February 17, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

Good news for transportation providers and seaports such as the Port of New Orleans, a major transshipment port for steel. Plans for another steel mill to be built along the Mississippi River are underway – this one for Nucor Steel.

- By Karen E. Read More »

Premium Article  Bucyrus digs global logistics

Karen Thuermer | February 17, 2011 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

One only needs to identify where today’s major mining projects are taking place to understand where Bucyrus International, Inc., a world leader in the design and manufacture of mining equipment, is shipping its equipment. After all, Bucyrus has a goal of Read More »

Premium Article  J.M. Smucker’s Folgers sets sites for uncommon grounds

Karen Thuermer | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Wake up and smell the coffee! That’s what folks in New Orleans are saying these days. Not only is the National Coffee Association of USA, Inc. (NCAUSA) holding its Centennial Convention on March 16-19 in New Orleans, last year J.M. Smucker Co. announced t Read More »

Premium Article  Strong recovery in Great Lakes/Seaway traffic

Leo Ryan | February 17, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

Thanks to a recovery notably in the steel and automobile industries, cargo movements through the bi-national inland waterway of the Great Lakes/ St. Lawrence System are bouncing back from the 2008-2009 recession. Another important factor has been surging Read More »

EU sued over secrecy in India trade talks

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Transparency campaigners sued the European Union's executive for withholding documents on trade talks with India, stepping up pressure on the bloc to make its policymaking less secretive.

The lawsuit, lodged with the EU's second-highest court, accuses Read More »

WTO urges Japan to reform, free trade

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Japan must liberalize its foreign trade as part of wide-ranging structural reforms to restore competitiveness and boost growth, the World Trade Organization said.

Looser macro-economic policies, albeit offset by the appreciation of the yen that reinfo Read More »

US senators set March 9th date for Latin America trade plan

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk faced pressure to come up with a plan to win approval for long-delayed free trade agreements with Panama and Colombia by the time he testifies before the Senate Finance Committee on March 9.

"We expect that you will Read More »

Abercrombie to boost spending, expand global reach

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Teen retailer Abercrombie & Fitch Co posted a bigger-than-expected quarterly profit as discounts boosted traffic, and said it plans to almost double its capital expenditures this year as it ramps up international expansion.

Abercrombie, once a high-fl Read More »

Peru to expand ambitious trade agenda

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Peru's ambitious agenda to diversify both the products it sells abroad and the market for its exports is taking it to India and Arab Gulf countries, Trade Minister Eduardo Ferreyros said.

Peru has finished trade negotiations with the European Union an Read More »

UK farmers seek national food plan as imports rise

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Britain needs a national food plan that makes production a strategic priority and curbs its increasing reliance on imports, Peter Kendall, president of the National Farmers Union said.

Kendall told the NFU's annual conference that global food prices w Read More »

Japan agonises whether to jump aboard free-trade train

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Everyone who is willing Japan to find the elixir to revive its listless economy and put off its day of reckoning with the bond markets should pencil June in their calendars.

That is when Prime Minister Naoto Kan, if he is still in office -- and it is Read More »

Chinese telco gearmakers aim to leap US barriers

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Chinese telecom equipment makers have their sights set on the United States, a massive market that has so far been largely off limits to them because of fears over the security of key national infrastructure.

Huawei, the world's number three seller of Read More »

Rajesh Exports rides on retail expansion plans

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Rajesh Exports Ltd , one of India's top jewellery manufacturer and exporter, plans to open 550 retail stores in three years in the country on the back of robust demand for gold jewellery despite rising prices, a top official said.

"Demand is consisten Read More »

Colombia losing patience with US on trade

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Colombians have "started losing patience" with U.S. delays over trade deals as China steps up its interest and investments in the Andean nation, Bogota's envoy to Washington said.

"They are ready to throw in the towel," Ambassador Gabriel Silva told R Read More »

US takes disputes to WTO, China trade gap up

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

The United States said it had asked the World Trade Organization to rule on two disputes with China -- one on restrictions Beijing has imposed on U.S. specialty steel exports and the other on access to its vast credit and debit card payments market.

T Read More »

Canfor sees long-term market in China

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Canfor Corp sees further growth in lumber sales to China this year with the market now taking about 30 percent of the company's production, its executives said.

Canfor is not abandoning its traditional U.S. customers for China, but the days of being " Read More »

China resource demand drives Kazakh trade surplus

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

China spent more than $10 billion on goods from resource-rich Kazakhstan last year to become the most lucrative export market for Central Asia's largest economy, official Kazakh data released showed.

China, the world's second-largest crude oil importe Read More »

Obama wants all three trade pacts passed

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gave the Obama administration's clearest statement yet that it wants to work with Congress to approve three long-delayed trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama this year.

"We'd like to pass all of Read More »

Premium Article  All eyes on emerging markets for Caterpillar

Karen Thuermer | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

If business activity at Caterpillar Inc. is any indication, the market for construction and mining equipment is on the rise. That’s at least for the big boys.

According to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the majority of the over 1,200 co Read More »

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