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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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US trade gap can adjust without harming global economy

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

The large US trade and current account deficits have often been cited as one trouble spot that could derail the global economic expansion, with any disorderly correction weakening the dollar, boosting US interest rates and depressing growth here and abroa Read More »

Slower global growth means new risks

AJOT | June 03, 2007 | International Trade

Slower global economic growth has increased risks for developing countries, especially if the record levels of private capital that has flowed into these markets is reversed, the World Bank said on Tuesday. Read More »

Euro zone trade balance surplus in March

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | International Trade

The euro zone external trade balance swung to a 7.4 billion euro ($9.95 billion) surplus in March from a revised 1.3 billion deficit in February with export growth continuing to outpace imports, data showed. Read More »

China faces consumer confidence issue

AJOT | May 27, 2007 | International Trade

China faces a global challenge to maintain consumer confidence in its products following a series of health scares, a senior European Union official said on Tuesday, adding that Beijing must be more cooperative. Read More »

US manufacturing will trail GDP this year

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | International Trade

Growth in US manufacturing will slow in 2007 and trail a lackluster economy that is weighed down by housing market troubles and a correction of business inventories, a manufacturing group forecast. Read More »

Hurdles remain in Africa-EU trade talks

AJOT | May 20, 2007 | International Trade

Debate over how much aid the European Union should give poor African countries to help them upgrade their production is at the heart of finding a new trade deal between the two regions, African officials said. Read More »

Premium Article  OCEAN CARRIER REVIEW - Boxed-in in 2006

George Lauriat | May 06, 2007 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

By nature, containership operators work from one slump to the next. In the rare moments in between [slumps] when profitability drips green to their bottom lines, carriers make hay and prepare for the inevitable next slump. But even the market peaks are fr Read More »

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