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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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What are China’s indigenous innovation policies?

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | International Trade

China's "indigenous innovation" regulations are one of the top concerns for U.S. officials.

What is "indigenous innovation"?

The Chinese government has long pushed its companies to move higher on the value chain and develop their Read More »

Battle royal rages over uneven jewel import taxes

AJOT | May 24, 2010 | International Trade

Italian jewellers are losing faith in official efforts to overcome barriers to trade, with many now looking for alternative ways to tap China and other key markets needed to power out of a recent downturn.

While official figures suggest Italy Read More »

US, EU clash over trade sanctions at WTO

AJOT | May 20, 2010 | International Trade

The United States and European Union clashed over retaliation that the EU is seeking for illegal U.S. duties, with the two trading giants disputing the fundamentals of trade law and details of the case.

The EU call for retaliation is the late Read More »

Pakistani spinning mills shut in export duty protest

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

Nearly all of Pakistan's 400 textile spinning mills shut down to protest against the imposition of a 15 percent regulatory duty on exports of all types of cotton yarn, millers said.

Pakistan is the world's fourth biggest cotton producer but o Read More »

Geithner says China yuan rise a global issue

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

Persuading Beijing to let its yuan currency rise in value is not simply an issue for the United States but one that should interest the whole world, U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner said.

"When they began this process before, what the Read More »

USTR Kirk to press China on piracy, innovation

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

The United States will use economic talks next week with China to focus on intellectual property rights protection and China's "indigenous innovation" industrial policy which discriminates against foreign firms, U.S. Trade representative Ron Kirk said. Read More »

WTO brokers trade finance talks for banks, regulators

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

Banking regulators and commercial banks have started to discuss ways of ensuring that regulation does not hamper trade finance -- the lifeblood of global commerce -- as the sector shows an uneven recovery.

A meeting hosted by the World Trade Read More »

Mercosur trade deal will hurt EU farmers

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

A trade deal mooted by European Union leaders with South America's Mercosur bloc will boost Europe's exports of goods and services but will squeeze many of its farmers out of business, a major Spanish farm union said.

The EU is expected to re Read More »

China should buy US goods to fix imbalance

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke urged China to purchase more American goods to help reduce a huge trade imbalance that has caused friction in U.S.-Sino ties.

"Obviously the trade deficit needs to come down," Locke told Reuters in an int Read More »

Europe, Central American states reach trade deal

AJOT | May 18, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union and Central American states reached an agreement to liberalize trade and cut import tariffs, giving total market access to industrial products on both sides.

The European Commission, the EU's executive in charge of the 27-n Read More »

Taiwan’s controversial China trade deal

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

Taiwan and China aim to sign a free trade-style agreement by June that has split the island between those who think it will lift prosperity from improved access to China's markets, and those who fear it could wreck Taiwan's economy and is the first step t Read More »

Russia gains taste for US beef as it shuns chicken

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

Russia may not like U.S. chicken or pork, but it likes U.S. beef and has bought over 6,000 tons of it this year, a nearly 30-fold increase from 2009 as tight supplies in traditional suppliers Australia and South America have turned business here. Read More »

Exports, weak euro offer battered Greek economy hope

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

A concerted export drive in tandem with a weaker euro may offer the Greek government its best combination shot at economic salvation as it looks to drag a country mired in debt and protectionism into a free market world. Read More »

India security jitters rattle growing China ties

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

India's ban on imports of Chinese telecommunications equipment over spying fears underscores deep mistrust of its neighbour but is unlikely to derail cooperation between the world's two fastest growing economies. Read More »

China Web ‘firewall’ should be WTO issue

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

China's Internet "firewall" is a trade barrier and needs to be tackled within the framework of the World Trade Organization, Neelie Kroes, vice-president of the European Commission, told reporters in Shanghai.

Dutch-born Kroes, who is also in Read More »

Russia seeks trade shift from crisis

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

Russia needs to urgently re-route exports from low-growth Europe to other, faster-expanding markets, Economy Minister Elvira Nabiullina said as Moscow sought to distance itself from the crisis-hit region. Read More »

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