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India allows some sugar exports, trade expects more

AJOT | December 16, 2010 | International Trade

India will allow unrestricted exports of 500,000 tons of sugar, the farm minister said on Wednesday, helping global prices ease as the market expects more overseas sales as the country swings back to a surplus.

"The modalities will be worked out in th Read More »

China PM on India charm offensive, offers trade boost

AJOT | December 16, 2010 | International Trade

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao pressed on with a charm offensive in India, offering support for New Delhi's bid for a greater role in the United Nations and agreeing on an ambitious target of $100 billion in trade between the rising Asian powers by 2015. Read More »

China to raise rare earth export tariffs in 2011

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

China plans to raise export taxes on some rare earths in its annual adjustment of import and export taxes that takes effect on Jan 1, the Ministry of Finance said.

China will keep low import tariffs on 600 important materials and components while cont Read More »

US, China should set goals for trade

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. lawmakers urged top Obama administration officials to press for commitments from China next week that would set targets for imports of U.S. software and other goods.

The pressure came as new trade data showed the U.S. trade deficit with China cou Read More »

Wal-Mart to close Moscow office, sees no deals

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. retail group Wal-Mart Stores Inc will close its Moscow office amid a lack of acquisition opportunities, abandoning for now its long-running quest to enter the Russian market.

"Since we have decided to enter the (Russian) market through acquisitio Read More »

Pakistan seeks UAE trade to lift economy

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

Pakistan needs increased investment and trade opportunities from the UAE to build the economy and help it become more independent from foreign aid, the chief minister of Punjab province said.

"We are not here to seek aid but rather trade," Mohammed Sh Read More »

Dubai 2011 exports seen up 20%, new tariffs unlikely

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

Dubai's non-oil exports may grow 20 percent in 2011 as new doors to African markets open, and the government is not expected to impose any new tariffs on trade, two government officials said.

A rise in exports next year would aid help economic recover Read More »

EU, India resolve trade dispute over generic drugs

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union and India resolved a dispute over generic drugs which should remove obstacles to Indian drugs manufacturers exporting products to the developing world, officials said.

Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma told Reuters Read More »

China signs deal to allow cassava imports from Cambodia

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

China has signed an agreement to allow imports of tapioca or cassava from Cambodia for use as a food starch as well as for ethanol production.

The agreement was signed during Cambodia Prime Minister Hun Sen's visit to Beijing, China's General Administ Read More »

China to appeal WTO tIre ruling

AJOT | December 13, 2010 | International Trade

China plans to appeal a World Trade Organisation ruling that the U.S. was entitled to impose extra safeguard duties on Chinese tIres, the Ministry of Commerce said.

China's Ministry of Commerce said in a statement on its website that it was "deeply co Read More »

Premium Article  BRIC by BRIC

Peter Buxbaum | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

The four leading emerging economies – Brazil, Russia, India and China – increasingly think of themselves as a trade interest bloc, but much divides them as well.

- By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Korea-US Free Trade Agreement (KORUS) - a win win?

George Lauriat | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

During the news conference after the new FTA was agreed, South Korean Trade Minister Kim Jong-hoon said, the new KORUS is a “win-win” deal for both parties.

On announcing the KORUS FTA, President Barack Obama said, “This deal is a win for American Read More »

Zepol reports November containerized imports fall

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

Zepol Corporation, the leading trade intelligence company, reports that import shipment volume for November, measured in TEUs, decreased 0.92% from October and increased 14.23% over November 2009. The total number of shipments rose slightly at 0.20% from Read More »

PepsiCo eyes East European expansion in dairy

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

PepsiCo , which last week struck a $3.8 billion deal to buy Russia's Wimm-Bill-Dann, plans to expand further on the East European dairy market, including via acquisitions, a senior executive said.

Ramon Laguarta, President of PepsiCo Eastern Europe, t Read More »

Obama pushes export reforms, eyes Russia in WTO

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. President Barack Obama voiced strong support for Russian membership in the World Trade Organization as he laid out an overhaul of export controls to help U.S. high-tech firms increase foreign sales.

Obama aims to double U.S. exports within five y Read More »

South Korea and Malaysia eye free trade pact

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

South Korea and Malaysia may enter a free trade pact as they look to double trade in five years, the two countries said.

"We managed to achieve a tremendous amount of bilateral trade, in the figure of $16 billion (this year), and in the next five year Read More »

US labor group to oppose Obama on South.Korea trade

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

The largest U.S. labor organization said it will fight President Barack Obama on a free trade deal with South Korea, despite changes his administration made to the pact to broaden support.

The revised deal still fails to meet the AFL-CIO's requirement Read More »

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