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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Vietnam footwear industry struggles on

AJOT | June 26, 2005 | International Trade

Last year, while exporting 450 million pairs of shoes, the footwear industry earned US$2.8 billion, making Vietnam the world's fourth-largest exporter in this regard. Domestically, footwear ranked third in export revenue after crude oil and garments. Read More »

EU sugar reform draws sweet and sour response

AJOT | June 26, 2005 | International Trade

The world's top three sugar cane exporters, Brazil, Thailand and Australia, welcomed a radical reform of Europe's heavily subsidised sugar industry, but Caribbean nations said it would cost them millions of dollars in lost revenue. Read More »

Feinstein tells business audience

AJOT | June 19, 2005 | International Trade

"The Rise of China is one of the most remarkable transformations the world has ever seen," said US Senator Dianne Feinstein, accepting the California-Asia Business Council's annual New Silk Road Award for her outstanding contributions to the development o Read More »

UN urges trade

AJOT | June 19, 2005 | International Trade

A United Nations agency put forward a trade "Marshall Plan" to rescue the world's 50 poorest countries from what it called "a seemingly endless poverty trap." Read More »

Australian Judge may implement US pork import ban

AJOT | June 12, 2005 | International Trade

International Trade Council for the National Pork Producers Council, predicts that Australia Federal Court Justice Wilcox may soon implement his decision to ban imports of pork from the US and other countries that have had cases of Post Weaning Multi-Syst Read More »

FPA President and CEO ‘strongly supports’ CAFTA-DR

AJOT | June 12, 2005 | International Trade

Testifying last week at a hearing by the Senate Agriculture Committee on the Free Trade Agreement with Central America and the Dominican Republic (CAFTA-DR), Cal Dooley, President and CEO of the Food Products Association (FPA), stated, "The evidence is cl Read More »

Dollar rules as global reserve currency - for now

AJOT | June 05, 2005 | International Trade

Promoted at its advent as the currency that would topple the US dollar as the international reserve currency of choice, the euro is likely to struggle to achieve that goal in the wake of France's rejection of the new EU constitution last week. Read More »

Sourcing Apparel—India Expo held in New York City June 8-9

AJOT | June 05, 2005 | International Trade

Hundreds of Indian apparel manufacturers and US importers will meet at the second annual Sourcing Apparel--India Expo at the Penn Plaza Pavilion in New York City June 8 and 9, 2005. The expo will offer a wide range of manufacturer exhibits as well as semi Read More »

Premium Article  Perishables - US cattlemen fighting for export markets

Peter Buxbaum | May 29, 2005 | International Trade

US agricultural exports, and beef in particular, are growing robustly, according to a report issued by the Food and Agricultural Policy Research Institute (FAPRI) earlier this year, fueled primarily by the weakening dollar against most major world currenc Read More »

Global framework promises efficient, secure trade,

AJOT | May 29, 2005 | International Trade

Global trade will be better protected against terrorism and other cross-border crime and will flow more smoothly under a new set of standards for trade security and facilitation likely to be adopted in June, a US Department of Homeland Security official s Read More »

Opening the Midwest to Asian trade via Mexico

AJOT | May 22, 2005 | International Trade

In the last few years, Kansas City and Mexican officials have "talked the talk" concerning a new trade route from Asia through Mexico to Kansas City. Now they are beginning to "walk the walk." Read More »

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