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Steel imports continue to slide

AJOT | June 02, 2009 | International Trade

Imports in April declined another 21% based on preliminary data released by the Department of Commerce's Census Bureau. 'A large decline in imports of OCTG lead the decline in import arrivals. OCTG imports in April were ordered long before the filing of Read More »

Premium Article  Changing times require a hard look at trade insurance

Karen Thuermer | May 31, 2009 | International Trade

Compared to the continuously changing and fluctuating world of international trade, insurance looks staid. Yet for companies shipping products globally, some types of trade insurance are must have items.

- By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  Domestic container gains extend through Q1 2009

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Domestic container volumes provided a glimmer of hope during a quarter weighed-down by plunging international numbers. Given the challenging economic climate, even the small 0.1% growth of domestic containers during Q1 2009 is considered impressive. Altho Read More »

UK output falls sharply but recovery seen

AJOT | May 17, 2009 | International Trade

British industrial output fell less than expected in March though still posting its biggest annual decline on record, while the country's trade deficit narrowed to its smallest in almost two years, data showed. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada’s Atlantic trade mirroring economic downturn

Leo Ryan | May 03, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The global recession has caught up with shipping lines, ports and terminal operators active on Canada’s east coast. While the Port of Halifax recently received some good news with the addition of two new container customers, the overall downward trend on Read More »

Premium Article  Corps allocates two percent of stimulus funds to Great Lakes

AJOT | May 03, 2009 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

The Great Lakes came up way short when the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers decided how to divvy up the $4.6 billion Congress gave it for job creation and infrastructure improvements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. The Corps allocated only 2 Read More »

Premium Article  Swimming the Great Pond - Trans-Atlantic Trade 2009

George Lauriat | May 03, 2009 | International Trade

Trade between the US and Europe accounts for nearly 40% of the world’s trade. Approximately, 25% of the US-European trade total is with firms that have a stake on each other’s side of the pond. Despite the obvious success there are vexing trade issues: be Read More »

Steel exports decline first two months of 2009

AJOT | April 29, 2009 | International Trade

Following a record year in 2008, American steel exports have turned down sharply in the first two months of 2009 compared to 2008. Exports to nearly every region of the globe, except for non-NAFTA Western Hemisphere countries and Africa fell, some signif Read More »

Premium Article  One woman’s impact on the trade

Peter Buxbaum | April 19, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Unusually for the mobile and fluid 21st century America, Mary Jo Muoio has spent her entire 27-year career in the same industry and with the same company. Maybe that was the best way she could make her mark. Read More »

ECT and Kombiverkehr launch Betuwe Express to Duisburg

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | International Trade


ECT and Kombiverkehr jointly gave the signal for the launch of the 'Betuwe-Express'. The train will operate a daily service between the ECT terminals in Rotterdam Maasvlakte and the DeCeTe hinterland terminal in Duisburg. The connection allows dire Read More »

Infrastructure optimism: reality, long-term outlook

AJOT | April 16, 2009 | International Trade

As economies continue to falter, infrastructure is being touted as a means to stimulate growth around the globe. To bolster its economy and preserve jobs, China has embarked upon a $580 billion infrastructure building program, with others (including Argen Read More »

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