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US solar companies urge SolarWorld drop China case

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

A coalition that says it represents 97 percent of the US solar industry urged solar panel maker SolarWorld to withdraw a petition asking President Barack Obama's administration to slap punitive duties on China for unfair trading practices. Read More »

Where’s the Beef: US beef consumption in decline

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

For the past decade, cattle ranchers and meat packers watched with despair as America's beef consumption steadily declined, ceding ground to leaner meats as well as vegetarian trends among the health-conscious. Read More »

China says India may start probe into solar imports

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

India may launch an anti-dumping probe into imports of Chinese solar products within a month, China's commerce ministry said, but a top Indian renewable energy official denied that any such plan was in the works. Read More »

Li & Fung set to buy Hang Ten for $347 mlllion

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

Hong Kong group Li & Fung, controlled by the billionaire Fung family, is set to buy Hang Ten for about HK$2.7 billion ($347 million), a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Read More »

Russian steel firms bet industry to thrive post-WTO

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

Russian steelmakers have invested heavily before the country's entry to the WTO on a bet that steel-intensive domestic industries such as carmakers will thrive under heightened competition - a risk that has a good chance of paying off. Read More »

USTR’s Kirk says no trade war but troubled by China

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

US Trade Representative Ron Kirk said the United States is not in a trade war with China, but he is troubled by China's tendency to retaliate when other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) launch trade cases against it. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada: road ahead unmapped for specialty crops in boxes

Leo Quigley | December 15, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The mix of food crop exports north of the U.S./Canada border is changing gradually: but changing nevertheless from wheat to canola and specialty crops such as peas, lentils, canary seed and mustard seed - a large proportion of which moves in containers th Read More »

Premium Article  World trade, according to Friedmann

Peter Buxbaum | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

CONECT counsel shares biggest trade developments, trends

International trade is dynamic and changing and not all of the change is for the good. Some positive developments took place in the last year, such as the passage of the Columbia and Sout Read More »

Premium Article  No company is an island when it comes to risk management

Karen Thuermer | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

As if economic conditions have not been challenging enough this year for manufacturers, suppliers and transportation providers, then came along the Sendai earthquake and tsunami in Japan and later the excessive flooding in Thailand. Read More »

Food multi-nationals meet their match in Australia

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

Heinz's chief executive, William Johnson, has been vocal about its difficulties, describing Australia as "the worst market" of the 200-odd countries and territories in which the 142-year-old ketchup maker operates. Read More »

China toughens trade stance with tariffs

AJOT | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

China has fired a warning shot with its decision to impose tariffs on imports of sport-utility vehicles (SUV) and other large cars from the United States as both countries gear up for increased trade friction next year. Read More »

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