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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 »

Brazil, Russia plan to boost trade, investment

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva called for closer business and investment ties with Russia, saying the two BRIC states should use their own currencies for trade, not the dollar.

"From 2002 to 2008, trade between Russia and Brazi Read More »

China may become top importer of DDGs from US

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

China's insatiable demand for protein helped make the country the No. 2 export destination of U.S. distillers' grains in the first months of 2010 and it could overtake Mexico as the top export destination by the end of the year.

China will li Read More »

Malaysia: stronger ringgit not a problem for exporters

AJOT | May 16, 2010 | International Trade

Malaysia's forecast for double-digit growth in exports this year remains on track despite a stronger ringgit and the crisis in the euro zone, International Trade Minister Mustapa Mohamed said.

"It is not going to have a big impact. We don't t Read More »

Premium Article  South Africa strike halts rail and port operations

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Thousands of South African transport workers on an indefinite national strike paralysed rail and port operations in Africa's biggest economy, but its impact has been muted due to inventories at mines and ports.

The strike at state logistics g Read More »

China gets back to trade surplus, narrowly

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | International Trade

China returned to familiar territory by posting a trade surplus in April, but exports only narrowly topped imports, providing limited comfort for policymakers fearful of another round of global economic turmoil.

China recorded a $1.7 billion Read More »

US confirms biggest corn sale to China since 2001

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | International Trade

China bought 369,000 tons of U.S. corn, the Agriculture Department said, confirming the second big sale of U.S. corn to China since late April and the single largest purchase by Beijing since 2001.

The purchases by China, the world's second-l Read More »

German exports post sharpest rise in nearly 18 yrs

AJOT | May 13, 2010 | International Trade

German exports surged at their fastest rate in nearly 18 years in March, surpassing even the most optimistic forecast as Europe's largest economy shifted up a gear after stumbling over an unusually cold winter.

Analysts said foreign demand wa Read More »

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