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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 »

Premium Article  Macy’s turns to localization for future growth

Karen Thuermer | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

The retail business, especially at the department store level, is complicated, especially since stores handle a large number of brands and products, many of which are imported by their vendors around the world.

Macy’s Inc., one of the nation’s premier Read More »

Premium Article  Offshore Wind Developers Outline Strategies At Boston Conference

Stas Margaronis | February 13, 2011 | Energy | Alternative | International Trade

The United States is likely to lag behind Europe and Asia in the development of offshore wind without a national energy policy that helps fast track approvals, standards and places a cost on carbon emissions, speakers at an Off-Shore Wind Conference in Bo Read More »

Premium Article  Dealing with Rare Earth Elements

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

“The Middle East has its oil, China has rare earth,” Deng Xiaoping, January 1992, discussing the future development of Inner Mongolia.
In 1992 Deng Xiaoping encouraged the development of Inner Mongolia and its rare earths resources, he said, Read More »

Premium Article  The FDA grows some teeth

Peter Buxbaum | February 13, 2011 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Under new law, agency has several new enforcement mechanisms against adulterated food
One of the Obama administration's accomplishments during the recent lame duck session of the 111th Congress was the passage of the FDA Food Safety and Mode Read More »

Premium Article  California RV manufacturer scores big export deal—for now

Peter Buxbaum | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Key figure is Chinese entrepreneur who controls both sides of the transaction The announcement from the White House during last month's visit of China's President Hu Jintao was quite impressive. MVP RV, a privately-held motor home manufacture Read More »

Premium Article  At Tampa forum, industry leaders express support for 24/7 terminals

Paul Scott Abbott | February 13, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

By Paul Scott Abbott, AJOT

The idea of around-the-clock operation of marine terminals has the backing of leaders of terminal operator, ocean carrier and port authority sectors.

Industry executives expressed their support for 24/ Read More »

Premium Article  Tampa port hosts trade workshop co-sponsored by AAPA, MARAD

Paul Scott Abbott | February 13, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Attracting more than 150 high-level executives in maritime transportation and related fields, the fourth annual Shifting International Trade Routes Workshop, co-sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities and U.S. Maritime Administration, wa Read More »

BMW sees record sales on China boom

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

BMW AG expects double-digit growth in China to help fuel record sales this year, the German automaker's chief financial officer said.

The world's largest luxury car maker also sees a recovery in the U.S. market, where it is prepared to invest more mon Read More »

Brazil beef exports to rise 25% in 2011

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Higher prices for beef and a recovery in the size of Brazil's herd should push up unprocessed exports in 2011 by 25 percent to 2 million tonnes, the national farming confederation, CNA, said.

Antenor Nogueira, president of a CNA forum for beef, said B Read More »

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