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China textile import quotas challenged

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | International Trade

Thousands of miles and the Pacific Ocean are not the only things that separate China from the United States. The two nations are also world's apart regarding a comprehensive agreement to stem China's surging exports of low-cost clothing to the United Stat Read More »

Some New Orleans metal

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | International Trade

At least some of the London Metal Exchange metal stored in New Orleans warehouses is dry, clean and in warrantable condition, a spokesman for one of the companies housing the metal said last week. Read More »

US appeals WTO ruling in Canadian lumber dispute

AJOT | September 11, 2005 | International Trade

The United States appealed a World Trade Organization panel ruling on Sept. 6 against US duties on Canadian softwood lumber, and it called for renewed negotiations to resolve the long-running dispute. Read More »

“Don’t forget small US manufacturers”

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | International Trade

"As this Congress returns to work, we urge Members of Congress not to forget the needs of small US manufacturers," said Kenneth R. Hutton, (Executive Vice President, Wood Machinery Manufacturers of America) and Joseph W. Miller, (President & CEO, Manufact Read More »

US grain exporters count the cost of Katrina

AJOT | September 04, 2005 | International Trade

On Aug 30 US grain companies were assessing the extent of damage inflicted by Hurricane Katrina on their facilities at the Gulf coast, as export operations there remained suspended for a third day. Read More »

Canada eyeing US corn in softwood-lumber battle

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

Canada is stepping up pressure on the US in the softwood-lumber dispute by considering huge punitive duties for imports of US corn, worth US$100 million a year, according to an article in the National Post. Read More »

Canada violates US mad cow rules, ships adult cow

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

Canadian animal health inspectors accidentally approved the export of a 31-month-old cow to the United States, violating strict US safeguards to prevent mad cow disease, a US Agriculture Department official said. Read More »

Progress essential for Doha Round

AJOT | August 28, 2005 | International Trade

US Agriculture Secretary Mike Johanns has warned his counterparts in other major farm exporting nations that progress to liberalize world agricultural trade must be made this year or it could be delayed until 2012. Read More »

Canada should avoid Free-Trade-Accord bandwagon

AJOT | August 21, 2005 | International Trade

Canada should focus its limited resources on improving access to the US market and those with potentially large payoffs, rather than trying to complete a host of free trade accords - despite the fact that the United States and many other countries are doi Read More »

Premium Article  CHINA TRADE & PORTS SURVEY 2005 - CEPA at a glance

George Lauriat | August 14, 2005 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

EPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is the People’s Republic of China’s free trade agreement with Hong Kong. It grants easier access to China markets for Hong Kong-made products, and Hong Kong-based service companies. For many Hong Kong business Read More »

Yuan revaluation: A basket case?

AJOT | August 14, 2005 | International Trade

On July 21, 2005, China revalued the Yuan from the old mark of 8.2765 to 8.11 to the US dollar: A two-percent revaluation to the dollar. At that time, The People's Bank of China (PBOC) also announced that the Yuan no longer would be pegged to the US dolla Read More »

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