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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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US unions urge Congress to pass China currency bill

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | International Trade

The largest U.S. labor group urged Congress to pass legislation to fight China's currency practices, a day after the Obama administration again declined to label Beijing a currency manipulator.

The United States should also keep other options Read More »

India pest attack seen hitting tea exports

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | International Trade

Tea output in India, the world's second biggest producer, is likely to fall in 2010/11 on adverse weather and a pest attack in the biggest growing area, which will hurt quality exports, a senior official said.

"Excessive rains and a pest atta Read More »

The air/sea divide in global trade

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | International Trade

An interesting contrast is shaping up in global trade, where some indicators of the movement of raw materials are crashing even as exports from China and air traffic continue to show outstanding strength.

Depending on your reading of the data Read More »

India says committed to WTO talks, logjam must end

AJOT | July 14, 2010 | International Trade

India remains committed to the long-delayed Doha round of global trade talks and does not believe that bilateral and regional trade deals will affect the multilateral process, its trade minister said.

Anand Sharma told Reuters in an interview Read More »

Premium Article  China: paper exporting giant

Peter Buxbaum | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

Industry grows thanks to government subsidies, report says
China has emerged in recent years as a global leader in paper production. In 2008, is overtook the United States to become the world’s number one producer of paper and paper products Read More »

Premium Article  Port of Longview experiences increased volume for logs

Leo Quigley | July 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The demand for raw logs and lumber by China has driven up volumes at most West Coast ports and the Port of Longview, located on the Columbia River, is no exception.

By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian lumber, pulp on upswing finally

Leo Quigley | July 11, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The dramatic slump in housing starts in the U.S. with the collapse of Wall Street had a major impact on British Columbia’s lumber industry and dozens of communities built on forestry and the forest industry.

By Leo Quigley, AJOT Read More »

US current, proposed law on currency manipulation

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

The U.S. Treasury Department is expected to again decline to name China a currency manipulator in a long-delayed report that will likely anger congressional critics of Beijing's policies.

The report was due April 15 but was delayed until afte Read More »

NZ wine industry targets China for growth

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

New Zealand wine makers are racing against rivals to stake a spot in what is set to be the world's fastest growing market - China. The Chinese market for grape-based wines is currently small but expected to grow rapidly, fuelled by the fast-growing middle Read More »

China makes haste slowly globalising the yuan

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

Each journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step. Yet for the trek of turning the yuan into a global currency, China is only just lacing up its boots.

According to this sceptical line of thinking, it will take Beijing a generation t Read More »

U.S. on track to double exports in 5 years

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

The United States is on track to double its exports within five years, President Barack Obama said, as he fills out a high-powered private sector council to help reach that goal.

"At a time when jobs are in short supply, building exports is a Read More »

China signals OK for Taiwan FTAs

AJOT | July 11, 2010 | International Trade

China has signalled it is finally willing to let Taiwan negotiate trade pacts with the outside world, a senior Taipei official said, a move that could give a major lift to the island's economy.

China, which claims the self-ruled island as its Read More »

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