AJOT Digital Edition
Issue #590 | Perishables | Mediterranean | Middle East | Africa Trade

Cover of issue-590.png

Peroshables

Mediterranean | Middle East | Africa Trade

View Issue #590 Now!

2014 Media Kit

International Trade

Page 159 of 252 pages ‹ First  < 157 158 159 160 161 >  Last ›

Canfor sees long-term market in China

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

Canfor Corp sees further growth in lumber sales to China this year with the market now taking about 30 percent of the company's production, its executives said.

Canfor is not abandoning its traditional U.S. customers for China, but the days of being " Read More »

China resource demand drives Kazakh trade surplus

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

China spent more than $10 billion on goods from resource-rich Kazakhstan last year to become the most lucrative export market for Central Asia's largest economy, official Kazakh data released showed.

China, the world's second-largest crude oil importe Read More »

Obama wants all three trade pacts passed

AJOT | February 17, 2011 | International Trade

US Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner gave the Obama administration's clearest statement yet that it wants to work with Congress to approve three long-delayed trade agreements with South Korea, Colombia and Panama this year.

"We'd like to pass all of Read More »

Premium Article  All eyes on emerging markets for Caterpillar

Karen Thuermer | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

If business activity at Caterpillar Inc. is any indication, the market for construction and mining equipment is on the rise. That’s at least for the big boys.

According to a report by the U.S. Department of Commerce, the majority of the over 1,200 co Read More »

Premium Article  Macy’s turns to localization for future growth

Karen Thuermer | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

The retail business, especially at the department store level, is complicated, especially since stores handle a large number of brands and products, many of which are imported by their vendors around the world.

Macy’s Inc., one of the nation’s premier Read More »

Premium Article  Offshore Wind Developers Outline Strategies At Boston Conference

Stas Margaronis | February 13, 2011 | Energy | Alternative | International Trade

The United States is likely to lag behind Europe and Asia in the development of offshore wind without a national energy policy that helps fast track approvals, standards and places a cost on carbon emissions, speakers at an Off-Shore Wind Conference in Bo Read More »

Premium Article  Dealing with Rare Earth Elements

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

“The Middle East has its oil, China has rare earth,” Deng Xiaoping, January 1992, discussing the future development of Inner Mongolia.
In 1992 Deng Xiaoping encouraged the development of Inner Mongolia and its rare earths resources, he said, Read More »

Premium Article  The FDA grows some teeth

Peter Buxbaum | February 13, 2011 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Under new law, agency has several new enforcement mechanisms against adulterated food
One of the Obama administration's accomplishments during the recent lame duck session of the 111th Congress was the passage of the FDA Food Safety and Mode Read More »

Premium Article  California RV manufacturer scores big export deal—for now

Peter Buxbaum | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Key figure is Chinese entrepreneur who controls both sides of the transaction The announcement from the White House during last month's visit of China's President Hu Jintao was quite impressive. MVP RV, a privately-held motor home manufacture Read More »

Premium Article  At Tampa forum, industry leaders express support for 24/7 terminals

Paul Scott Abbott | February 13, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

By Paul Scott Abbott, AJOT

The idea of around-the-clock operation of marine terminals has the backing of leaders of terminal operator, ocean carrier and port authority sectors.

Industry executives expressed their support for 24/ Read More »

Premium Article  Tampa port hosts trade workshop co-sponsored by AAPA, MARAD

Paul Scott Abbott | February 13, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Attracting more than 150 high-level executives in maritime transportation and related fields, the fourth annual Shifting International Trade Routes Workshop, co-sponsored by the American Association of Port Authorities and U.S. Maritime Administration, wa Read More »

BMW sees record sales on China boom

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

BMW AG expects double-digit growth in China to help fuel record sales this year, the German automaker's chief financial officer said.

The world's largest luxury car maker also sees a recovery in the U.S. market, where it is prepared to invest more mon Read More »

Brazil beef exports to rise 25% in 2011

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Higher prices for beef and a recovery in the size of Brazil's herd should push up unprocessed exports in 2011 by 25 percent to 2 million tonnes, the national farming confederation, CNA, said.

Antenor Nogueira, president of a CNA forum for beef, said B Read More »

Brazil slows China imports with inspections

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Brazil may intensify quality inspections of imported products in an effort to stem a flood of Chinese goods that local industries say are weakening them, the O Globo newspaper reported.

The government could create a quality "seal" that would help filt Read More »

British PM calls for Europe to deregulate, push free trade

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

British Prime Minister David Cameron called for Europe to launch a major drive to deregulate business, innovate and sign free trade pacts with Asia, the Middle East and Latin America.

"Europe has got to earn its way," Cameron told delegates in an addr Read More »

Canada seeks WTO review of EU ban on seal products

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Canada will ask the World Trade Organization to set up a formal dispute resolution panel to address the European Union's ban on trade in seal products, Fisheries Minister Gail Shea said.

The European Union closed its borders to seal products last year Read More »

Canada, US border deal seen far from certain

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Swift action is needed to put meat on the bones of a framework border-security agreement announced by U.S. President Barack Obama and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Canadian business analysts said.

But whether a final agreement on a "perimete Read More »

China sees US. stoking Brazil, India anger over yuan

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

The United States has incited Brazil and India to criticise China's currency policy, but Beijing need not worry too much because it can defuse the tension through talks, a series of Chinese government advisers told Reuters.

Independent analysts warned Read More »

US lawmakers try again for China yuan bill

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

A bipartisan group of 101 U.S. lawmakers in the House of Representatives launched a new bid to pass legislation aimed at pressuring China to let its yuan currency rise in value.

The same proposals cleared the House last year but died in the Senate. If Read More »

Ethiopia aims to join WTO without opening up sectors

AJOT | February 13, 2011 | International Trade

Ethiopia said it expected to gain entry to the World Trade Organisation soon without giving way to foreign demands that it open up its banking and telecoms sectors.

Analysts say the Horn of Africa country's hopes for WTO membership hinge on calls for Read More »

Page 159 of 252 pages ‹ First  < 157 158 159 160 161 >  Last ›