AJOT Digital Edition
Issue #592

Cover of issue-592.png

Breakbulk Quarterly

3PL Quarterly

View Issue #592 Now!

2014 Media Kit

International Trade

Page 178 of 261 pages ‹ First  < 176 177 178 179 180 >  Last ›

Canada gets duty-free beef quota to EU

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Canada has gained duty-free access to the European Union for a 20,000-ton annual quota of beef, Canada's agriculture and trade ministers said, in a move that slightly opens the meat trade amid talks on a broad free trade agreement.

The quota Read More »

Ex-Soviet customs union members agree economic policy

AJOT | November 23, 2010 | International Trade

Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan signed on Friday a macroeconomic policy coordination agreement, a key part of their drive to create a free trade zone in 2012.

Government sources told Reuters that the agreement between the customs union members Read More »

Premium Article  Logistics play key role for Russell Newman Brands

George Lauriat | November 21, 2010 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Sustainability is a very big part of Russell Newman’s supply chain strategy.

Paul McCormack, Director of Imports for Russell Newman Brands, a New York-based manufacturer and distributor of underwear for women and children as well as ro Read More »

GE’s Immelt says globalization currently

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Globalization of world economies is currently "challenged," and executives must work harder to show the trend is beneficial, General Electric Co Chief Executive Officer Jeffrey Immelt said. Read More »

Obama mulling more demands on Korea in trade talks

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. President Barack Obama told congressional critics of a free trade deal with South Korea he would consider asking Seoul for changes to labor, investment and financial provisions of the pact to help win approval of the deal in Congress, a lawmaker said Read More »

EU slaps 39.1% interim duty on Chinese glossy paper

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union announced on Wednesday it was imposing interim duties on Chinese glossy paper it says is being dumped on its markets, hurting EU producers.

The decision comes several days after EU governments approved the duties, and adds to a raft Read More »

China, Taiwan to talk trade again as early as 2011

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Taiwan and China aim to hold trade talks on an additional 5,000 items as early as next year following a landmark framework accord signed in June, an island official, a possible sign of more tariff cuts.

New tariff cuts would galvanise Taiwan' Read More »

States chase regional trade deals despite Doha call

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

A flurry of calls for free trade pacts at the G20 and APEC summits suggests participants are hedging their bets on the long-running global Doha talks.

Both the G20 rich and emerging economies and the group of Asian-Pacific states in APEC agreed to pus Read More »

Peru reaches trade deals with Japan, South Korea

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Peru has successfully negotiated free-trade deals with South Korea and Japan, President Alan Garcia said, agreements that are expected to help boost growth in one of the world's fastest-growing economies.

The pacts, which could start being im Read More »

Russia to cut poultry import quotas in ‘11

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Russia will reduce its quota for poultry meat imports in 2011 to boost local production while keeping quotas for imports of beef and pork unchanged, the head of Russia's Meat Union said.

The quota for poultry imports may be slashed to 400,000 Read More »

Indian spirits tax holds up trade talks with EU

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

European Union demands that India open its doors to European whisky and vodka are among the factors holding up a free-trade agreement between the two powerhouses, EU spirits producers.

A wide-ranging EU-India trade agreement was supposed to be sealed Read More »

Countries finalize anti-counterfeit trade pact text

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Negotiators from nearly 40 countries have finalized the text of an international agreement to help fight the growing trade in fake and pirated goods, the European Commission and the United States said.

The negotiators settled a handful of differences Read More »

Thai trade slower than expected as baht rises

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Thai exports and imports grew at a slower pace than expected in October, data showed on Friday, suggesting the baht's strength may have started to hurt shipments and that a further slowdown might loom ahead.

Weaker trade data supported a view Read More »

Trade ties bind Britain closely to Ireland’s fate

AJOT | November 21, 2010 | International Trade

Neighbouring Ireland remains one of Britain's largest export markets despite efforts to woo the big emerging economies, a factor that could draw the British into efforts to prop up the Irish economy.

Finance minister George Osborne has so far Read More »

Page 178 of 261 pages ‹ First  < 176 177 178 179 180 >  Last ›