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Canada’s green power sector eyes rich US.market

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Canadian developers of renewable power are keen to tap into the large and lucrative U.S. market, but the road south is littered with obstacles, including complex state-by-state rules and inadequate transmission links.

If Canada's fledgling green power Read More »

Malaysia Oct exports slow sharply but beat fcast

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Malaysia's October exports rose a better-than-expected 1.3 pct from a year earlier, more than a Reuters poll that forecast a contraction of 0.9 percent due to high year-ago base effects.

Out of the 14 economists polled, 10 had forecast a contraction. Read More »

Chinese envoy conciliatory on procurement

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

China's envoy to the European Union struck a conciliatory tone in a row over public procurement, but warned the EU against growing protectionism in the bloc.

Speaking to deputies at the European Parliament, Ambassador Song Zhe said Beijing would addre Read More »

India trade minister eyes EU trade deal by mid-2011

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

India hopes to conclude a free trade deal with the European Union in the first half of 2011, if not earlier, and both sides are just adding the "finishing touches", Trade Minister Anand Sharma said.

India and its largest trade partner had hoped to con Read More »

Brazil orange juice giants squeeze small farmers

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

After 40 years of growing citrus in Bebedouro, a town nicknamed Brazil's orange capital, farmer Laerte de Souza Barbaro last year pulled out his 80,000 trees and replanted his entire 200 hectares with sugar cane.

Thousands of other farmers ha Read More »

Emerging economies have wind in their sails, for now

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Developing economies now account for about half of global growth. Thanks to a brisk recovery from the financial crisis, their import demand is growing twice as fast as that of advanced markets.

In a powerful symbol of such shifts in the world Read More »

Russia says in final stage of WTO accession talks

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Russia has entered the final stage of its 17-year-bid to join the World Trade Organization and outstanding issues should be resolved in the coming months, Economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina said.

The comments indicate that the largest economy Read More »

Canada gets duty-free beef quota to EU

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Canada has gained duty-free access to the European Union for a 20,000-ton annual quota of beef, Canada's agriculture and trade ministers said, in a move that slightly opens the meat trade amid talks on a broad free trade agreement.

The quota Read More »

Ex-Soviet customs union members agree economic policy

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed on Friday a macroeconomic policy coordination agreement, a key part of their drive to create a free trade zone in 2012.

Government sources told Reuters that the agreement between the customs union members Read More »

Premium Article  Logistics play key role for Russell Newman Brands

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Sustainability is a very big part of Russell Newman’s supply chain strategy.

Paul McCormack, Director of Imports for Russell Newman Brands, a New York-based manufacturer and distributor of underwear for women and children as well as ro Read More »

GE’s Immelt says globalization currently

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Globalization of world economies is currently "challenged," and executives must work harder to show the trend is beneficial, General Electric Co Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt said. Read More »

Obama mulling more demands on Korea in trade talks

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. President Barack Obama told congressional critics of a free trade deal with South Korea he would consider asking Seoul for changes to labor, investment and financial provisions of the pact to help win approval of the deal in Congress, a lawmaker said Read More »

EU slaps 39.1% interim duty on Chinese glossy paper

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union announced on Wednesday it was imposing interim duties on Chinese glossy paper it says is being dumped on its markets, hurting EU producers.

The decision comes several days after EU governments approved the duties, and adds to a raft Read More »

China, Taiwan to talk trade again as early as 2011

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Taiwan and China aim to hold trade talks on an additional 5,000 items as early as next year following a landmark framework accord signed in June, an island official, a possible sign of more tariff cuts.

New tariff cuts would galvanise Taiwan' Read More »

States chase regional trade deals despite Doha call

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

A flurry of calls for free trade pacts at the G20 and APEC summits suggests participants are hedging their bets on the long-running global Doha talks.

Both the G20 rich and emerging economies and the group of Asian-Pacific states in APEC agreed to pus Read More »

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