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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Brazil corn exports to surge in 2nd half of 2010

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | International Trade

Brazilian corn exports are set to surge in the second half of this year with the help of government freight subsidies but total exports for 2010 are still likely to fall short of last year, industry specialists said.

Corn exports of 2 million Read More »

US business sees Doha trade deal momentum in 2011

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | International Trade

Trade is moving back up the U.S. political agenda and there is scope to reach a deal next year in the long-running Doha round and other stalled trade negotiations, industry lobbyists said.

But to get the backing of business, a Doha agreement Read More »

Positive signs in trade barrier talks

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | International Trade

Trading powers are putting forward news ideas on breaking down barriers to global commerce, indicating progress is possible in a key area of world trade negotiations, the diplomat chairing the talks said.

Both developed and developing countri Read More »

Atlas Copco Q2 upbeat, hits record margins

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | International Trade

Swedish compressor and machinery maker Atlas Copco bounded to record second-quarter margins and profit ahead of forecasts on the back of improved demand from miners and emerging economies.

Atlas suffered like other industrial players during t Read More »

Bombardier JV wins $761 million China train deal

AJOT | July 19, 2010 | International Trade

Bombardier Inc said that its Chinese joint venture had won a contract for 40 high-speed train sets from China's Ministry of Railways, worth about $761 million.

Bombardier's share of the contract, which was awarded to Bombardier Sifang (Qingda Read More »

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 »

Premium Article  Despite spill, Gulf Coast is hot for exporting “green” wood products

Karen Thuermer | July 11, 2010 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

These days everyone is thinking green, and for seaports that handle “green” products such as wood pellets, this is good news. With more countries adopting green carbon neutral policies, the demand of biomass products is on the increase. That’s because the 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 »

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