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World Bank says China, India ahead in Free Textile Trade

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | International Trade

A new study published by the World Bank revealed China and India as the biggest winners in the global trade in textiles, highlighting the trend of emerging economies reaping the benefits of trade liberalization at the expense of poorer states. Read More »

Martin to tell Bush Canada is

AJOT | November 20, 2005 | International Trade

Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin pledged to tell President George W. Bush that Canada is "in the right" on a softwood lumber dispute and that the United States should give in on duties on the lumber. Read More »

Premium Article  IANA/NITL 2005 - C-TPAT evolving into three-tiered program

Peter Buxbaum | November 13, 2005 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

US Customs and Border Protection believes that the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism should be a dynamic, rather than a static, program. C-TPAT is a voluntary government-private partnership for importers, shippers, intermediaries, carriers, and Read More »

Fresh Summit draws 15,000 to Atlanta convention, Expo

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | International Trade

Fresh Summit, the Produce Marketing Association's International Convention and Exposition, drew an estimated 15,000 participants to the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta Nov. 4-8, for industry discussions and the world's largest exhibition of fruit Read More »

Colliers forms trade alliance with largest FTZ in China

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | International Trade

Colliers International, a leading real estate services firm, today announced that its global trade division, Colliers Multimodal Services Group, has entered into a partnership with Waigaoqiao Free Trade Zone (FTZ) in Shanghai, China. The first and largest Read More »

US Sept. trade deficit seen widening to record

AJOT | November 13, 2005 | International Trade

The US trade deficit likely widened to a record in September because high energy prices boosted import costs, and US exports were capped by a strike at aircraft maker Boeing, economists expect. Read More »

East Asia resilient to year’s shocks, growing at six percent

AJOT | November 06, 2005 | International Trade

Emerging East Asia grew at just over six percent in 2005 as the region's economies countered a series of threats, including rising oil prices and interest rates, the high-tech slowdown, and the end of preferential export quotas for garments, according to Read More »

NCBFAA urges long-term renewal, caution in addressing GSP

AJOT | November 06, 2005 | International Trade

In an Oct. 28 letter to the Office of US Trade Representative, Federico Zuniga, President of the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) urged the "timely and long-term renewal of GSP [Generalized System of Preference Read More »

Sugar woes bring sweet boost to Idaho beet farmers

AJOT | November 06, 2005 | International Trade

Hurricane damage to Southern sugar cane, fewer nationwide acres planted to sugar beets, and a poor beet harvest in the Midwest means Idaho sugar beet producers stand to reap higher prices for their crop, industry experts said. Read More »

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 »

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