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US, S. Korea free-trade pact possible by end March

AJOT | February 18, 2007 | International Trade

The US and South Korea have a chance to finish a free-trade agreement by end-March, making it possible for President George W. Bush to submit the deal to Congress before his negotiating authority runs out, US Trade Representative Susan Schwab said. Read More »

US economic outlook “positive”

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | International Trade

Economic activity had a "significant pickup" in the fourth quarter, the housing market's slump appears benign and about to end, Kimmitt said, adding that he expects a "solid" 2007 marked by job creation and "moderate inflation." Read More »

China mulls ending VAT rebate on steel

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | International Trade

China is considering removing or reducing value-added tax (VAT) rebates on some steel products, government sources said on Monday, apparently accelerating the timetable for changes following a US complaint to the WTO over the country's export subsidies. Read More »

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 »

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