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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 »

JP Morgan to boost staff, revenue in Asia next year

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

J.P. Morgan Chase & Co aims to hire up to 500 people in Asia next year and wants to generate 20 percent of its global wholesale banking revenue from the region, up from 15 percent now, Asia Pacific CEO Gaby Abdelnour said.

JPMorgan, which hired 100 pe Read More »

US likely to appeal WTO ruling on Boeing subsidies

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

The Obama administration is almost certain to appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that Boeing received illegal subsidies as a long-running spat moves into its next stage, lawyers and analysts said.

"I would be truly surprised if the U.S. did not Read More »

ICBC opens Brazil branch to tap growing trade flows

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd , the world's top lender by market value, will establish a presence in Brazil with initial start-up capital of $100 million as it looks to tap growing trade flows between the two countries.

ICBC do Brasil Ba Read More »

Japan supply uncertainty looms for Toyota

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Toyota Motor Corp warned that the uncertain supply of parts from Japan could threaten its output of vehicles through July, the latest sign of trouble for the global auto industry stemming from the massive Japanese earthquake a month ago.

Ford Motor Co Read More »

Cocoa groups hope for quick restart Ivorian trade

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Cocoa industry groups welcomed a call for peace by top grower Ivory Coast's internationally recognised president, Alassane Ouattara, and said they hoped for a swift resumption of trade.

"We also welcome the EU decision to lift the EU sanctions on the Read More »

Motorola and Huawei settle trade secret dispute

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

Motorola Solutions Inc and China's Huawei Technologies Co. have settled a legal dispute over trade secrets, clearing the way for Motorola to complete the sale of one of its business units to Nokia Siemens Networks.

The settlement puts to rest charges Read More »

Ex-Ford engineer sentenced for trade secrets theft

AJOT | April 12, 2011 | International Trade

A Chinese engineer who stole Ford Motor Co trade secrets was sentenced to almost six years in prison, said the U.S. Attorney's office in Detroit.

Xiang Dong Yu, also known as Mike Yu, of Beijing, was sentenced to 70 months in federal prison and ordere Read More »

Premium Article  Task force assessing maritime transport outlook in northern Quebec

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The recent significant expansion of mining and other projects in Quebec’s Cote-Nord region, has prompted the launching of a study on the feasibility of maritime transport of merchandise with the big existing and planned construction sites in the region. I Read More »

Premium Article  New England’s Economic Prospects Pick Up

George Lauriat | April 10, 2011 | International Trade

"In New England we have nine months of winter and three months of darned poor sledding."- an old New England saying.

On April 1st, it snowed in Boston. While the calendar says it's spring, one look out the window says it's winter. In New Englan Read More »

Premium Article  Connecticut emphasizes export opportunities

Karen Thuermer | April 10, 2011 | International Trade

Small and mid-size Connecticut businesses may find it easier to export their products now that the Connecticut Development Authority, the state’s quasi-public business financing arm, has entered into a partnership with with the Export-Import Bank of the U Read More »

Premium Article  CONECT: the key connection for Northeast shippers

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | International Trade

The Coalition of New England Companies for Trade, better known by the acronym CONECT, is the most important international trade association in the Northeast.

The Southborough, Mass.-based nonprofit is composed of importers, exporters, manufacturers, t Read More »

The world’s top exporters and importers

AJOT | April 10, 2011 | International Trade

Below is a table showing the world's top exporters and importers of goods and services in 2010 according to World Trade Organization (WTO) figures.

They show that in goods, or merchandise trade, Germany dropped to third place in the exports league tab Read More »

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