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International Trade

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Wal-Mart

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | International Trade

Wal-Mart , the world's largest retailer, expects India to open up foreign direct investment in multi-brand retail given the positive tone coming from government officials, its chief executive said.

India's $450-billion retail sector, with org Read More »

Global protectionism threatens EU recovery

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | International Trade

Russian import restrictions and similar moves by China, Brazil and Argentina threaten to hold back European economic recovery, an EU Commission study published, but Europe plans to fight back.

Europe's major trading partners have imposed or p Read More »

EU and WTO seeking solution over China rare earths

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | International Trade

The World Trade Organisation and the EU said they were seeking a solution to German concerns about reported Chinese restrictions on exports of rare earths used to make many high-tech products.

At a conference in Berlin, where the German gover Read More »

US drops appeal over WTO ruling on China chicken

AJOT | October 26, 2010 | International Trade

The United States allowed a World Trade Organization (WTO) condemnation of U.S. restrictions on imports of cooked chicken to stand by deciding not to appeal a ruling by experts in a complaint brought by China.

Parties to WTO disputes often ap Read More »

Trade war could speed green technology

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

If the currency war gives rise to a trade war there could be one unexpected beneficiary: the environment.

And no, this is not simply because a round of tariffs would suppress global trade and economic activity disastrously, thus cutting back Read More »

Japan eyes US-led free trade pact despite backlash

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

Japan's economics minister said that Tokyo should join a U.S.-led Asia-Pacific free trade initiative to keep its firms from fleeing abroad, despite a backlash in the ruling party against the proposed deal.

Japanese firms are pressing the gove Read More »

China exporters can weather 6% yuan rise

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

Chinese exporters could withstand further yuan gains of almost 6 percent against the dollar before they started losing money, a Reuters poll at the country's top trade fair showed.

If the Chinese currency rose to 6.28 per dollar, some 5.9 per Read More »

China: no rapid change in rare earth exports

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

China's new five-year-plan will not bring any rapid change in export quotas for rare earth metals required worldwide for high-tech products, a senior Chinese trade official said.

Sun Zhenyu, ambassador to the World Trade Organization, told Re Read More »

Honeywell CFO sees “muted” economic growth in 2011

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

Honeywell International Inc is not counting on a pickup in the global economy to boost its results in 2011, when it expects to increase sales 5 percent or more, its chief financial officer said.

The diversified U.S. manufacturer provided inve Read More »

U.S. says “end is in sight” on Russia’s WTO bid

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

Russia could join the World Trade Organization within a year after talks on Moscow's 17-year-old bid made good progress, President Barack Obama's senior economic adviser said.

"We are certainly hopeful that well before 12 months from now, thi Read More »

WTO delays ruling in China raw materials dispute to April

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization will not publish a ruling in a dispute brought against China over exports of raw materials until next April instead of this year, a WTO document showed.

A statement by the chairman of the panel examining the case, Read More »

US beef exports largest since 2008

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. beef exports surged to a two-year high recently as a weak dollar helped the meat claim a larger share of global markets from other suppliers such as Argentina, Australia and Brazil, USDA and meat industry sources said.

The U.S. Agricultu Read More »

EU sends warning to China with 10-year trade strategy

AJOT | October 24, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union will act against any country that denies it access to scarce raw materials or energy resources it needs for growth, according to a draft document setting out its 10-year trade agenda, aims that could ratchet up tension with China and Ru Read More »

US, China need work together on currency

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | International Trade

A top U.S. senator said on Wednesday he pressed China to allow its currency to rise more quickly in value, but added both countries needed to work together on that and other concerns to strengthen ties.

"A stronger relationship between the Un Read More »

Imports from China widen U.S. trade gap in August

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | International Trade

Record imports from China helped widened the U.S. trade gap more than expected in August, suggesting the two countries were stuck in old patterns of trade despite pledges to put global growth on a more sustainable path.

The monthly trade gap Read More »

Wal-Mart sees sales improving in 4th quarter

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | International Trade

Wal-Mart Stores Inc should see improvement in sales at its U.S. discount stores in the fourth quarter as the company returns items to shelves and focuses anew on low prices, the company's chief executive said.
"I expect to see positive sales result Read More »

Gap eyes international business to boost sales

AJOT | October 14, 2010 | International Trade

Gap Inc is projecting that online and international sales will account for more than one-quarter of total net sales by its fiscal year 2013 as it expands its business overseas.

Gap, which operates a namesake chain of clothing stores as well a Read More »

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