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China does not need to revalue yuan

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | International Trade

China does not need to revalue the yuan again, an academic affiliated with the People's Bank of China said, arguing instead for the country to focus on reforming its currency regime to make it more market-oriented.

Wang Yong, a professor with the Peop Read More »

China to levy higher anti-dumping duties on EU potato starch

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

China will impose from potentially higher anti-dumping duties on potato starch imported from the European Union, the commerce ministry said, finalising a mid-term review of a 5-year tariff launched in 2007.

The commerce ministry has decided to levy fi Read More »

Obama committed to South.Korea trade deal

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that concluding a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea was a priority for the Obama administration, and it was committed to getting the deal done this year.

Clinton told a gathering of busines Read More »

India’s manufacturing revs up as trade deficit looms

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

India's rise as an emerging market star with seemingly insatiable demand means firms such as South Korea's LG Electronics are doing a booming business, but the country must rev up its manufacturing sector further or risk an unmanageable trade gap and a sl Read More »

CSR sees strong demand for green transport

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

China's CSR Corp Ltd, the world's No.2 railway equipment maker, expects strong demand for cleaner, more efficient transport to lift revenue and make the company the global leader this year.

CSR, which is just behind Bombardia Inc's transport unit in t Read More »

South Korea likely to lift Canada beef import ban soon

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

South Korea is likely to lift an eight-year ban on Canadian beef imports by end June and plans sweeping changes in its grain growing and import policies in the face of rising global food prices, the country's farm minister said. Read More »

South Korea sees Q2 exports matching Q1’s record level

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

South Korean exports are set to stay at record levels in terms of value in the current quarter, helped by strong sales of steel, handsets and cars, the economy ministry said.

Exports shot up 30.4 percent to a record $131.8 billion in the first quarter Read More »

Britain to ban export to US. of execution drugs

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Britain said it would ban the export to the United States of three drugs used to carry out lethal injections and called on other European Union countries to follow suit.

The British government said it was putting additional export controls on the expo Read More »

US to ‘protect interests’ in WTO Boeing ruling

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

The U.S. Trade Representative left little doubt that the Obama administration would appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that Boeing received illegal government subsidies.

Ron Kirk promised to "protect our interests" when asked on the sidelines of Read More »

Panama OKs tax accord to encourage US trade pact

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Panamanian lawmakers approved a tax information exchange agreement with the United States that could help win U.S. approval for a long-stalled bilateral trade agreement.

The green light for the tax accord comes just as the White House gears up to ask Read More »

Steel exports decline in February but remain higher than 2010

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Exports declined by 10.2 percent in February compared to January based on government reporting. 'Both the short month and difficult weather conditions could be the primary explanation for at least some of the decline, as market conditions remain stable i Read More »

US exports to Russia to rise on WTO entry

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

U.S. goods exports to Russia could double to $19 billion after Russia joins the World Trade Organization, according to a report urging the U.S. Congress to permanently normalize trade with the former Cold War enemy.

But U.S. exporters could lose sales Read More »

EU’s plan B for trade looks beyond WTO

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Doubts over trading nations' ability to seal a deal this year to boost global trade have spurred a European search for an alternative plan, emphasising bilateral deals and pacts with groups of like-minded countries.

But as the world's greatest exporte Read More »

US trade gap falls in February as trade contracts

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

The U.S. trade deficit shrank in February as imports fell more than exports, according to a government report that suggested a slowdown in global demand.

The monthly trade gap totaled $45.8 billion, down from an upwardly revised estimate of $47.0 bill Read More »

China says trade problems with Brazil limited

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

China downplayed trade problems with fellow emerging giant Brazil, saying any challenges were limited and could be resolved through talks.

"The problems in China-Brazil trade and economic relations are limited and part of a phase," Foreign Ministry sp Read More »

Indian pharma in tough battle for generic riches

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Indian makers of generic drugs have a fight on their hands as they scramble for access to the $100 billion worth of drugs coming off patent over the next two years.

Fierce competition and lawsuits from rival generic firms, a stricter U.S. health regul Read More »

Embraer CEO says Chinese airlines order 35 190-model jets

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Chinese airlines have placed orders for 35 Embraer 190 jets with a combined value of $1.4 billion, Frederico Curado, chief executive of the Brazilian aircraft maker said.

Curado is part of a delegation of executives and officials accompanying Brazil's Read More »

Apple iPhone-maker Foxconn ponders big Brazil move

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

iPhone maker Foxconn Technology Group is considering investing $12 billion in Brazil, a move that could help Apple Inc and other tech companies expand in the world's eighth largest economy.

Brazilian president Dilma Rousseff said on Tuesday her govern Read More »

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