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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Brazil, US still pushing WTO deal

AJOT | July 29, 2007 | International Trade

The presidents of Brazil and the United States are determined to push stalled global trade talks and Washington hopes to see some progress in coming weeks, the US ambassador to Brazil said. Read More »

EU to hit some digital cameras with import duty

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | International Trade

Some top-end digital cameras entering the European Union could become more expensive after trade experts decided their advanced video functions meant they should be classed as video recorders, which attract import duties. Read More »

Canada steps into void left by US-Colombia rift

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | International Trade

Canada started trade talks with Colombia and pledged full support for President Alvaro Uribe, who has seen his key bilateral relationship with the United States bog down in a scandal over human rights. Read More »

US cautious on WTO, but hopes for progress

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | International Trade

The United States reacted cautiously to compromise proposals in world trade talks that would push it to reduce its farm subsidies, but said it hoped the texts could eventually set the stage for a deal. Read More »

China parliament cautions on overheating

AJOT | July 22, 2007 | International Trade

China's economy is showing increasing signs of overheating, underscoring the need for policymakers to be vigilant in the months ahead, a sub-committee of the rubber-stamp parliament said. Read More »

China hardwoods may also be subject to anti-subsidy measures

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | International Trade

Politics and business have once again combined in an effort to limit Chinese forest products imports, this time in the area of hardwood plywood products. Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, requested a review earlier this yea Read More »

Serbia plans to join WTO by end of 2008

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization has told Serbia it can join by the end of next year and Belgrade plans a series of reforms to meet membership requirements, Economy Minister Mladjan Dinkic said. Read More »

EU’s Barroso warns French on trade

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | International Trade

European Commission President Jose Manuel Barroso, in a veiled warning to France, said the European Union could not seek an exception to rules-based world governance when it comes to trade. Read More »

China says trade surplus growth set to ease

AJOT | July 15, 2007 | International Trade

Expansion in China's politically sensitive trade surplus will slow in the second half, as recently adopted measures aimed at trimming exports start to take hold, the Commerce Ministry said. Read More »

Bridges will build on Port of Virginia’s successes

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | International Trade

Jerry A. Bridges has a quarter-century of diverse transportation industry experience, a customer-focused businessman's approach and the demeanor of an affable pastor ' all of which should serve him well as he looks to build upon his predecessor's four dec Read More »

USTR, Congress settle on changes to trade deals

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | International Trade

The Bush administration and US lawmakers have agreed on a blueprint to strengthen labor and environmental protections in four pending free trade deals, and trade officials now want to see a vote next month on a pact with Peru, they said. Read More »

Japan, US experts begin beef safety talks

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | International Trade

Japanese and US experts met in Tokyo to start two days of technical discussions about the safety of beef from the United States, which has only resumed partial exports to Japan. Read More »

S.Korea allows beef imports from Tyson, Cargill

AJOT | July 01, 2007 | International Trade

South Korea will resume beef trade with six plants owned by Tyson Foods, Inc. and Cargill, Inc. after the United States verified that recent beef shipments made in error were not the companies' fault, the Agriculture Ministry said. Read More »

US firms campaign to win S.Korea trade deal

AJOT | June 24, 2007 | International Trade

US business groups, hoping to see a "gold standard" trade deal with South Korea in place this fall, are launching a campaign to overcome opposition in Congress to the deal's provision on autos. Read More »

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