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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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G8 summit critical for WTO talks

AJOT | June 10, 2007 | International Trade

World leaders who attended the G8 summit must accept compromises to prevent years of further delay to a global trade deal, EU Trade Commissioner Peter Mandelson said. Read More »

New Nova Scotia terminal targets Asia trade

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

Based on forecasts that the East Coast will experience a sharp increase in container cargo from Asia and the Indian subcontinent via the Suez Canal, a Nova Scotia group with American partners has announced a $300 million project to build a major container Read More »

Environmentalists push for Great Lakes ocean shipping ban

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

A political dispute may lead to a moratorium of ocean-going ships on the Great Lakes, at least if an environmental group has its way. The Healing Our Waters-Great Lakes Coalition called in late May for just such a moratorium until Congress passes legislat Read More »

Companies look outside developing countries

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

Companies from developing countries are raising vast sums of capital on global markets on an unprecedented scale, which has also increased their exposure to interest rate and currency risks, the World Bank said. Read More »

US trade gap can adjust without harming global economy

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

The large US trade and current account deficits have often been cited as one trouble spot that could derail the global economic expansion, with any disorderly correction weakening the dollar, boosting US interest rates and depressing growth here and abroa Read More »

Slower global growth means new risks

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

Slower global economic growth has increased risks for developing countries, especially if the record levels of private capital that has flowed into these markets is reversed, the World Bank said on Tuesday. Read More »

Euro zone trade balance surplus in March

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | International Trade

The euro zone external trade balance swung to a 7.4 billion euro ($9.95 billion) surplus in March from a revised 1.3 billion deficit in February with export growth continuing to outpace imports, data showed. Read More »

China faces consumer confidence issue

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | International Trade

China faces a global challenge to maintain consumer confidence in its products following a series of health scares, a senior European Union official said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing must be more cooperative. Read More »

US manufacturing will trail GDP this year

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | International Trade

Growth in US manufacturing will slow in 2007 and trail a lackluster economy that is weighed down by housing market troubles and a correction of business inventories, a manufacturing group forecast. Read More »

Hurdles remain in Africa-EU trade talks

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | International Trade

Debate over how much aid the European Union should give poor African countries to help them upgrade their production is at the heart of finding a new trade deal between the two regions, African officials said. Read More »

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