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Taiwan, U.S. agree to restart suspended trade talks

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

Taiwan and the United States have agreed to resume trade and investment talks by the end of this year at the earliest, Taiwan's government said, the first such talks in three years.

The two will restart the Trade and Investment Framework Agre Read More »

‘Made-In’ label wins backing from EU parliament group

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union moved closer to new rules to protect its manufacturers from cheaper Asian imports when a committee backed plans to label products from outside the bloc by their country of origin.

Imported shoes, clothes, leather, furniture Read More »

Premium Article  Heartland Corridor also draws attention of Canadian East Coast ports

Leo Ryan | September 26, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In what some industry stakeholders have described as a “game-changer” in North American intermodal transportation, the significant upgrade to the rail route of Norfolk Southern (NS) between the busy Virginia ports and the big Midwest hubs of Columbus, O Read More »

Obama says China has not done enough on yuan

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

President Barack Obama said that China has not done enough to raise the value of the yuan, keeping up tough American rhetoric on Chinese policy as U.S. lawmakers weigh new legislation to punish Beijing.

A bipartisan group of former cabinet of Read More »

EU steel makers request duties on Chinese oil pipes

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

German and Spanish steel makers have called for new tariffs on Chinese steel pipes used in the energy sector, highlighting concerns China is benefiting more than European industry from the EU's economic recovery.

Germany's Salzgitter and Span Read More »

Bosnian exporters battle politics, urge reforms

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

As a successful furniture exporter, Elizabeta Josipovic is one of a new breed of Bosnian entrepreneurs who have moved beyond the bitter ethnic rivalries that have stunted the country's development. But she remains in thrall to a government that, nearly 15 Read More »

Putin’s industry plans cloud Russian WTO drive

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's drive to revive Russian industry with the help of handouts and protectionist measures is casting doubt on Moscow's push to join the World Trade Organisation in the near future.

Russia has declared its commitmen Read More »

Key provisions of U.S. House currency bill

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

The House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee will vote on a bill lawmakers say will give the Obama administration a new tool to protect U.S. companies and workers against China's currency practices. Read More »

Italy delays decision on EU-South Korea pact veto

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

Italy dashed hopes it would drop its veto on a free trade agreement between the European Union and South Korea, leaving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to make a final decision at an EU summit.

EU trade deals with third countries require the Read More »

EU accepts WTO ruling on technology goods

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization adopted a ruling condemning controversial European duties on electronics products after the European Union declined to appeal against the verdict by WTO judges.

The United States, Japan and Taiwan had challenged t Read More »

WTO sees record trade growth of 13.5% this year

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

International trade will expand by an unprecedented 13.5 percent this year, the World Trade Organization said, revising up its forecast because of a faster-than-expected recovery in flows of global commerce.

The WTO had predicted in March tha Read More »

Lawmakers press USTR on legality of China yuan bill

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

Opposition lawmakers pressed the Obama administration's top trade official to quickly clarify whether proposed U.S. legislation to force China to revalue the yuan is legal under global trade rules.

U.S. lawmakers are weighing whether to punis Read More »

Premium Article  There’s always time for Italian wine

Karen Thuermer | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

Arriving in Milan in 1970, it became apparent to Neil and Maria Empson that few, if any, of Italy’s wonderful wines they were discovering ever reached the merchants abroad.

Much of Italy’s finest wine did not even get beyond the border. The I Read More »

USTR files steel, credit card cases versus China

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

The U.S. Trade Representative's office said it has filed two new cases against China at the World Trade Organization for alleged violations of global trade rules, adding to U.S.-China tensions over economic and foreign policy issues.

One case Read More »

Railway tsar says Russian trade shifts to Asia

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

Russian trade is rapidly shifting to booming Asia from troubled Europe, the head of the railroad monopoly Russian Railways said, challenging European leaders to adapt to change.

Vladimir Yakunin, a long-time friend of Prime Minister Vladimir Read More »

Scania sees Brazil 2011 truck sales ‘slightly up’

AJOT | September 19, 2010 | International Trade

Brazilian truck market sales will probably be "slightly up" next year, reflecting a strong base of comparison after a bullish performance this year, the head of the Brazilian unit of Swedish truck maker Scania AB said. Read More »

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