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Indonesia tin official quits after export ban failure

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

Industry cracks are starting to show in top tin producer Indonesia, with the breach and collapse of the self-imposed export stoppage this month resulting in the surprise resignation of the secretary at the Indonesia Tin Association (ITA). Read More »

Russia trade vote will be

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

The White House faces a major challenge next year persuading the U.S. Congress to permanently normalize trade relations with Russia due to concerns about human rights and Moscow's relations with Iran, a senior Republican lawmaker said. Read More »

US threatens sanctions in Airbus battle with EU

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

The United States rejected a European Union plan to eliminate subsidies provided to Airbus and said it would ask the World Trade Organization for permission to impose trade sanctions that could amount to $7 billion to $10 billion annually. Read More »

USTR faults China WTO record in 1Oth annual report

AJOT | December 13, 2011 | International Trade

Ten years after joining the World Trade Organization, China still does not fully embrace many fundamental free market principles of the global trade body, the U.S. Trade Representative's office said on Monday in an annual report to Congress. Read More »

Brazil exports of fine coffee climbing fast

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

Brazil's exports of fine coffees will rise to almost one third of its arabica shipments in 2011, the exporter association said on Monday, because of the higher profits to be made from producing superior beans. Read More »

China approves Nestle’s candy maker purchase

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

Singapore-listed Chinese candy maker Hsu Fu Chi International said that China's commerce ministry had approved Nestle's plan to purchase a 60 percent stake in the company, easing concerns that Beijing will take a hard line toward foreign companies buying Read More »

China growth to ease as export outlook darkens

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

China's annual rate of export growth slowed in November versus October, Vice Commerce Minister Chong Quan said, confirming market expectations that deteriorating external conditions are dragging on the world's No. 2 economy. Read More »

Chinese court rejects Apple lawsuit over iPad name

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

A court in southern China has rejected a lawsuit by Apple Inc, accusing a Chinese technology company of infringing its iPad trademark, a newspaper reported, the latest move in a protracted tug-of-war over the name. Read More »

Pacific trade deal could help save species

AJOT | December 06, 2011 | International Trade

Trade in illegally poached and harvested wildlife and wild plants could be curbed, possibly saving endangered species such as the New Zealand Kakapo parrot, by a proposed Trans-Pacific trade deal, a top U.S. trade official said. Read More »

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 »

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