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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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EU-Asia trade disputes lie behind free-trade talks

AJOT | October 03, 2010 | International Trade

European Union leaders attending an EU-Asia summit next week will sign Europe's first bilateral free-trade pact with South Korea and open trade talks with Malaysia.

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China criticises weak U.S. dollar policy

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

China said the United States should take action to stabilise the dollar, criticising Washington's expansionary monetary policy for weakening the currency despite its key role in the global financial system. Read More »

Sino-U.S. trade disputes pile up

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

China and the United States have long clashed over trade policies and disputes over mutual market access. A bill in the U.S. House aimed at offsetting undervalued currencies could further fuel tensions.

Here are some of the disputes affecting Read More »

Japan seeks rare earths elsewhere after China spat

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

Japanese customers of rare earth metals are looking elsewhere for supplies after a de facto ban on shipments from China, imposed as tensions flared between Japan and the dominant world producer of the minerals, added to worries already heightened by a cut Read More »

Ford may take Lincoln brand global in 5 years

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

Ford Motor Co could take its Lincoln brand to international markets within five years once it has re-established the long-neglected luxury label in the United States, Chief Executive Alan Mulally said. Read More »

Diageo sees pickup in whisky demand in 2010

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

Diageo Plc , the world's biggest spirits group, expects growth in the global scotch whisky market to pickup this year driven by strong demand in emerging markets and less destocking in mature ones. Read More »

Taiwan, U.S. agree to restart suspended trade talks

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

Taiwan and the United States have agreed to resume trade and investment talks by the end of this year at the earliest, Taiwan's government said, the first such talks in three years.

The two will restart the Trade and Investment Framework Agre Read More »

‘Made-In’ label wins backing from EU parliament group

AJOT | September 30, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union moved closer to new rules to protect its manufacturers from cheaper Asian imports when a committee backed plans to label products from outside the bloc by their country of origin.

Imported shoes, clothes, leather, furniture Read More »

Premium Article  Heartland Corridor also draws attention of Canadian East Coast ports

Leo Ryan | September 26, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

In what some industry stakeholders have described as a “game-changer” in North American intermodal transportation, the significant upgrade to the rail route of Norfolk Southern (NS) between the busy Virginia ports and the big Midwest hubs of Columbus, O Read More »

Obama says China has not done enough on yuan

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

President Barack Obama said that China has not done enough to raise the value of the yuan, keeping up tough American rhetoric on Chinese policy as U.S. lawmakers weigh new legislation to punish Beijing.

A bipartisan group of former cabinet of Read More »

EU steel makers request duties on Chinese oil pipes

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

German and Spanish steel makers have called for new tariffs on Chinese steel pipes used in the energy sector, highlighting concerns China is benefiting more than European industry from the EU's economic recovery.

Germany's Salzgitter and Span Read More »

Bosnian exporters battle politics, urge reforms

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

As a successful furniture exporter, Elizabeta Josipovic is one of a new breed of Bosnian entrepreneurs who have moved beyond the bitter ethnic rivalries that have stunted the country's development. But she remains in thrall to a government that, nearly 15 Read More »

Putin’s industry plans cloud Russian WTO drive

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin's drive to revive Russian industry with the help of handouts and protectionist measures is casting doubt on Moscow's push to join the World Trade Organisation in the near future.

Russia has declared its commitmen Read More »

Key provisions of U.S. House currency bill

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

The House of Representatives Ways and Means Committee will vote on a bill lawmakers say will give the Obama administration a new tool to protect U.S. companies and workers against China's currency practices. Read More »

Italy delays decision on EU-South Korea pact veto

AJOT | September 26, 2010 | International Trade

Italy dashed hopes it would drop its veto on a free trade agreement between the European Union and South Korea, leaving Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi to make a final decision at an EU summit.

EU trade deals with third countries require the Read More »

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