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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  European Ports & Trade 2005 - VIE offers advantages

Karen Thuermer | October 30, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

It’s been decades since Austria has been able to market itself as being truly in the center of Europe, but with 10 European nations joining the European Union last year, this country and its capital city of Vienna are well positioned for the vast growth t Read More »

IBM is now in supply chain business

AJOT | October 30, 2005 | International Trade

IBM has entered the supply chain management business. Announced last June, IBM has billed its new product a supply chain management business transformation outsourcing (SCM BTO) offering. Read More »

Sushi popularity fueling $23 million CA sea urchin industry

AJOT | October 30, 2005 | International Trade

Sushi restaurants, once frequented almost exclusively by Asian Americans, now are becoming ensconced in American mainstream. Driven by Americans' appetite for exotic flavors and Japanese cuisine's reputation for healthfulness, sushi bars in the US quintup Read More »

World Bank calls for 75% cut in farm tariffs

AJOT | October 30, 2005 | International Trade

Developed countries must cut their highest farm tariffs by 75% if the world's poorest nations are to benefit from a World Trade Organization attempt to liberalize agricultural trade, experts at the World Bank say. Read More »

Mainland China and Hong Kong Sign Legal Text of CEPA III

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region Government (HKSARG) and the Central People's Government reached an agreement last week on liberalization measures under the third phase of the Mainland and Hong Kong Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement (CEPA Read More »

Russia hopes to end procedures for WTO accession by July ‘06

AJOT | October 23, 2005 | International Trade

Russia hopes to complete all the technical procedures necessary for accession to the World Trade Organization (WTO) in the first half of 2006, Maxim Medvedkov, director of the trade negotiations department of Russia's Economic Development and Trade Minist Read More »


Paul Scott Abbott | October 16, 2005 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

Already having fortuitously moved operations from Gulfport months before Hurricane Katrina’s devastation, the ocean carrier best known for hauling Turbana bananas from Colombia is now adding a Costa Rica call to its Gulf service, which has been experienci Read More »


Karen Thuermer | October 09, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

In her previous career, Phyllis Johnson imported chemicals. Her fascination with Africa intrigued her so much, however, that she and Patrick Johnson began importing coffee from Africa. In 1999 they founded BD Imports. Today the Rockford, IL company serves Read More »

Premium Article  VIRGINIA PORTS 2005 | Industrial Products Co. (IPC)

Karen Thuermer | October 09, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Industrial Products Co. (IPC), a fastener distributor located in Lynchburg, VA is one happy Port of Virginia customer. An industrial supply firm that concentrates on inventory management systems, Scott Wolf, IPC president, explains that the goal of the bu Read More »

Despite hurricanes, port congestion low as retailers hit

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | International Trade

Despite recent hurricanes, congestion levels are low and cargo is flowing smoothly at the nation's major retail container ports as merchants move into the peak shipping cycle for the annual holiday sales season, according to the October Port Tracker repor Read More »

APL, Maersk help streamline military Mideast supply chain

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | International Trade

Distribution is the buzzword that best describes the approach the military now takes to transportation. Distribution goes beyond earlier concepts of transportation and logistics by suggesting an end-to-end approach that delivers material from the factory Read More »

Canadian Steel Assn. talks tough to House Finance Committee

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | International Trade

Proposing a productivity and competitiveness strategy, the Canadian Steel Producers Association (CSPA) presented it's budgetary vision to the House of Commons Finance Committee. Covering government spending, taxation, improving international trade policy, Read More »

Canadian dollar seen easing over coming year

AJOT | October 09, 2005 | International Trade

The Canadian dollar is expected to retreat over the next twelve months, but will likely stay fairly close to the 14-year highs against the greenback it reached last week, according to a Reuters poll. Read More »

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