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S.Korean GDP seen up 6% in 10 yrs on US pact

AJOT | May 06, 2007 | International Trade

South Korea's trade deal with the United States reached this month is expected to boost Asia's third-largest economy by as much as 6% over the next 10 years and create 340,000 new jobs, a study showed on Monday. Read More »

Ex-Im Bank points the way for exporters

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | International Trade

Smaller companies seeking to divine the latest export trends should turn their attention to the priorities of the Export-Import Bank of the United States. The independent federal agency dispenses loan guarantees that supports export finance and working ca Read More »

US strikes deal on beef trade with Japan

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | International Trade

The US Department of Agriculture has agreed to Japan's demand that it be allowed to perform new audits of US beef processing plants in return for easier trade conditions. Read More »

US House Chairman chastises NAM

AJOT | April 29, 2007 | International Trade

House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel, D-NY, chastised The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) for threatening to oppose free trade agreements if international labor standards are part of the deal. Read More »

Panama hikes canal tolls to find expansion

AJOT | April 22, 2007 | International Trade

A 30% increase in Panama Canal container tolls is leading some carriers to consider diverting some cargo through the Suez Canal. The Panama Canal Authority announced it will implement annual increases of ten% for the next three years beginning in July. Th Read More »

US manufacturers eye WTO alliance with Brazil

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | International Trade

US manufacturers hope to persuade an influential Brazilian industry group to join them this week in a push for deep industrial tariff cuts in five-year-old world trade talks, a US industry official said. Read More »

French firms ignore election trade fears

AJOT | April 15, 2007 | International Trade

Unperturbed by looming elections, France's top companies are doing what seemed unthinkable in past campaigns -- openly embracing the merits of globalization and cutting costs in a battle to survive cut-throat competition. Read More »

Capacity constraints plague US transportation system

AJOT | April 08, 2007 | International Trade

'Disruptions are increasing in North American supply chains.' That ominous pronouncement begins a report form the RAND Corporation, a US government think tank, on the growing capacity constraints facing the country's transportation system. Read More »

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