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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & INFRASTRUCTURE - Is security “job one?”

Peter Buxbaum | February 04, 2007 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Ever since the terror attacks of September 11, 2001, the transportation sector has become the focus of much of the debate over homeland security. In both the public policy and business sector alike, the discussion has revolved around what supply-chain sec Read More »

Openness can help China on trade

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | International Trade

The United States is willing to make it easier for China to import items on a US export control list if Beijing is more open about their use, a US trade official said. Read More »

Premium Article  PROJECT CARGO HEAVY LIFT 2007 - CMA CGM introduces SpeedMatch program

AJOT | January 28, 2007 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

CMA CGM is working with REZ-1, the leading software provider for intermodal container management, to facilitate the re-loading of equipment into domestic shipments. REZ-1 is known throughout the domestic community for their reservation platform, and most Read More »

EU lifts special controls for US corn

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | International Trade

European Union biotech experts agreed to end checks on imported US corn for an illegal biotech strain, almost two years after having launched the special measures. Experts said it's been more than a year since US corn tested positive for an illegal insect Read More »

US proposes lifting ban on Canadian cattle

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | International Trade

The US Department of Agriculture has proposed lifting its ban on the import of cheaper cattle from Canada, despite Canada's discovery of eight cases of mad cow disease since 2003, including five in 2006 alone, the Chicago Tribune reported. Read More »

Tech deal signed as Canada re-engages China

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | International Trade

Canadian Trade Minister David Emerson signed a technology deal with China, on a visit aimed at reinvigorating relations with the Asian superpower that have been dented by Canada's blunt talk on human rights. Read More »

Steel imports spur recovery of New Orleans

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | International Trade

Imported steel comprises about 45% of the Port of New Orleans' annual general cargo and yearly revenue stream. However, import restrictions on this valuable cargo nearly crippled the Port of New Orleans and many other ports throughout the nation in 2002 a Read More »

Brazil plans trade incentives for neighbors

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | International Trade

The Brazilian government is preparing to offer a series of trade incentives for South American neighbors Bolivia, Uruguay and Paraguay, the Brazilian financial newspaper Valor Economico reported. Read More »

Malaysia, US resume FTA talks

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | International Trade

The fourth round of talks over the Malaysia-US free trade agreement (FTA) took place in San Francisco last week. The US is adopting a pragmatic approach in its FTA negotiations with Malaysia, and it is keen to conclude the negotiations on a successful not Read More »

US dollar must fall more to ease imbalances

AJOT | January 14, 2007 | International Trade

The US dollar needs to depreciate more against other major currencies to ease unsustainable trade and current account imbalances, a panel of influential economists said during a meeting of the American Economics Association. Read More »

Index indicates slight moderation in Canada’s growth

AJOT | January 07, 2007 | International Trade

While Alberta's economic growth is expected to continue in the first quarter of 2007, according to the most recent ATB Financial Business Sentiments Index(TM), the growth will moderate slightly from levels attained in 2006. Read More »

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