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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  Hitting the right price point is key to success for wines from Med

Peter Buxbaum | October 25, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Italian imports growing, low-key southern French wines making inroads

They're not exactly breaking all-time records, but in an environment where imports are plummeting in many areas, imports of wines from the Mediterranean region are h Read More »

Premium Article  Italy-US trade ties deepening

Peter Buxbaum | October 25, 2009 | International Trade

Italy's success in the US market is not limited to wines. Italian companies are investing in trade networks as well as in production facilities to better penetrate the US market.

- By Peter Buxbaum, AJOT Read More »

Bernanke cautions on risks from imbalances

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | International Trade

US Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke warned in a speech on October 19th that Asian policies promoting exports could lead to a reemergence of imbalances in trade and capital flows, which some believe helped fuel the US housing bubble. Read More »

Hasbro gives upbeat outlook

AJOT | October 25, 2009 | International Trade

Hasbro, Inc. posted a quarterly profit that beat Wall Street expectations and gave an upbeat outlook for the full-year, fueling hopes for better toy sales during the holidays. Read More »

US net steel exporter in August

AJOT | October 15, 2009 | International Trade

Final steel export and import data reveal that in August, for the first time in over 50 years, the US was a net exporter of steel. "This dramatic development shows the increasing importance of US exports of steel to international markets which are returni Read More »

Premium Article  Perishables shipments “less-bad” than other sectors

Peter Buxbaum | October 12, 2009 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Overall, fruits are faring better than vegetables

Describing the current state of the perishables business, and in particular, fruits and vegetables, is reminiscent of President Obama's cheerleading of the flagging economy. A few month Read More »

Premium Article  West Coast perishables 2009

Leo Quigley | October 12, 2009 | International Trade

Increasingly, retailers who sell fresh fruit and vegetables have moved away from having their produce delivered from a local warehouse and are choosing instead to have it delivered Just In Time by truck in an effort to reduce their costs and deliver a fre Read More »

Solar industry to challenge US Customs tariff ruling

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | International Trade

The US solar energy industry hopes to persuade Customs officials to reverse a decision to impose a 2.5% tariff on solar panel imports after more than two decades of duty-free trade in the product, an industry official said in an interview. Read More »

Strong euro handicaps European wheat exporters

AJOT | October 12, 2009 | International Trade

The strength of the euro against the dollar is proving an extra burden for European wheat exporters this season at a time when swelling global supplies have intensified export competition, traders and analysts said. Read More »

Premium Article  Panama Canal a possible threat to California container traffic

Leo Quigley | September 27, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The planned opening of the $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to create a sea change in global traffic patterns, with California potentially losing container traffic to Eastern US and Gulf ports.

- By Leo Quigley, A Read More »

AJOT to serve as a 2010 GFTC Media Sponsor

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) General Chairman Doug J. Marchand announced the American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) would serve as a media sponsor for the 2010 event. The 42nd GFTC will be held January 31 - February 2, 2010 at Read More »

Hong Kong remains world’s freest economy

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy according to the findings of the Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report released recently by the Cato Institute. This marks the 13th consecutive year Hong Kong has topped the ranking. Read More »

Premium Article  Customs reauthorization bill would enhance C-TPAT benefits

Peter Buxbaum | September 13, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The Customs reauthorization bill currently being considered by the Senate Finance Committee would firm up the requirements and benefits for participation in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).

- By Peter Buxbaum, A Read More »

Premium Article  Customs reauthorization focuses on trade over security

Peter Buxbaum | September 13, 2009 | International Trade

Pending bill reverses trends of last eight years

Ever since the United States was hit by terror attacks in September 2001, many international trade practitioners have complained that the reaction of the federal government emphasized th Read More »

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