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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  An Interview with Globalink’s CEO Siddique Khan

George Lauriat | March 14, 2010 | People | Interviews | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

In 1994, as a twenty-four year old, Siddique Khan with $25,000 in seed money founded the Kazakhstan-based logistics company Globalink Logistics Group. From the beginning he made a strategic choice: DIY (Do It Yourself).

By George La Read More »

U.S. lawmakers launch push to repeal NAFTA

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

A small group of U.S. lawmakers unveiled legislation to withdraw from the North American Free Trade Agreement in the latest sign of congressional disillusionment with free-trade deals. Read More »

US Senator urges Haiti trade bill, benefit reform

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

Senate Finance Committee Chairman Max Baucus threw his weight behind calls for an expansion of U.S. trade benefits to help Haiti rebuild its clothing sector after its devastating earthquake.

"We must lend a hand. We must assist Haiti's earthq Read More »

U.S. cannot take Google row to WTO

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

The United States would not have any standing to bring a case against Chinese internet restrictions to the World Trade Organization, a Chinese adviser on WTO strategy said in an opinion piece.

U.S. trade officials had asked for more informati Read More »

Brazil details US cotton retaliation, wants accord

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

Brazil detailed its planned retaliation against the United States over U.S. cotton subsidies but said Washington still had a chance to settle the trade dispute through negotiations.

The Brazilian government published a list of U.S. goods subj Read More »

Obama outlines strategy to boost exports

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

President Barack Obama, anxious to spur growth and cut high unemployment, laid out a plan to double U.S. exports through tougher enforcement of trade laws, increased government advocacy and more credit assistance for small and medium-sized companies. Read More »

US trade prospects with the CIS hinge on agreements

AJOT | March 14, 2010 | International Trade

There is great potential for a 'new' boom in US trade with the CIS. In the five years leading up to 2008, trade with the CIS surged. In 2009, with the global recession, US-CIS trade stalled. Reviving the impetus of five years ago may take a little time Read More »

Premium Article  High Liner Foods big player on NA seafood market

Leo Ryan | March 03, 2010 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

High Liner Foods Incorporated, a leading North American processor and marketer of frozen seafood products, has managed to ride the recession through increased sales and by closely monitoring costs of transportation of its various brands to retail and food Read More »

Premium Article  China key to unlocking US trade agenda

AJOT | March 03, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. President Barack Obama may have to first tackle concerns about China's trade and currency practices if he is serious about moving forward on free trade pacts with South Korea, Colombia and Panama.

With U.S. unemployment hovering near 10 percent a Read More »

Ireland seeks to lure foreign shipping companies

AJOT | March 03, 2010 | International Trade

Ireland hopes to attract shipping companies and trade houses to base their European operations in the country, aiming to diversify its recession-hit economy, a senior Irish government agency official said on Friday. Ireland has been more successful than o Read More »

EU reaches trade deal with Colombia, Peru

AJOT | March 03, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union reached a free trade deal with Colombia and Peru that will fully liberalise commerce in some sectors between the 27-country bloc and the two Latin American nations, the EU executive said.

The agreement will provide new mark Read More »

EU officials delay sugar trade dispute meet -producer body

AJOT | March 03, 2010 | International Trade

European Union officials have put on hold talks with the world's top sugar exporters over the bloc's controversial exports of the sweetener beyond agreed quota levels, an Australian sugar industry official said.

The talks, initiated by the Gl Read More »

Mexico, Brazil to discuss possible trade accord

AJOT | February 25, 2010 | International Trade

Mexico and Brazil will begin formal talks over a possible free trade agreement between Latin America's two biggest economies, Mexican President Felipe Calderon.

Calderon and Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva discussed the idea dur Read More »

Steel imports increase in January semis lead increase

AJOT | February 25, 2010 | International Trade

Imports increased by 15.9 percent in January compared to December but were off by 31 percent from January 2009. 'Imports increased in January in response to the slowly improving market conditions,' reported David Phelps, president, AIIS. Read More »

US slaps duties on steel pipe from China

AJOT | February 25, 2010 | International Trade

The United States has imposed preliminary duties ranging from 11 to 13 percent on steel pipe from China it said were unfairly subsidized, a source familiar with the decision said. Read More »

World trade contracted 12% in 2009

AJOT | February 25, 2010 | International Trade

Global trade contracted by about 12 percent in 2009 but has started to pick up, the head of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) said.

WTO Director General Pascal Lamy said the organisation had revised its previous estimate of a contraction of Read More »

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