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Premium Article  Japan’s exports jump on robust Asian growth

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

Japanese exports rose in April from a year earlier on the back of robust growth in Asia and a recovery in the United States, though Europe's debt woes could cloud the outlook for Japan's export-led recovery. Read More »

Premium Article  North Asia trade shows rebound

Karen Thuermer | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

While the world economy may not yet be completely out of the woods, indicators show some promise. Consider the trade figures coming out of North Asia, markets that encompass important trade partners South Korea, Taiwan, and Japan.

By Karen Read More »

WTO backs US, Japan in EU trade dispute

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

A World Trade Organization panel has broadly backed the United States, Japan and Taiwan in their bid to overturn controversial EU tariffs on three electronics products, a U.S. trade official in Washington.

"I can confirm that the panel agreed Read More »

EU concerned by Russia, Belarus, Kazakhstan union

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

A planned customs union between Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan could hinder international trade and dent their plans to join the World Trade Organisation, the EU's foreign policy chief said.

Russia, which has spent 16 years negotiating to joi Read More »

U.S. yuan bill would be against WTO rules

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

Proposed U.S. legislation aimed at punishing China unless it lets the yuan rise would not be in line with World Trade Organisation rules, China's Ministry of Commerce said.

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer said he and other colleagues would push Read More »

Google helps build trade case over Web censorship

AJOT | June 16, 2010 | International Trade

Google Inc is working with U.S. and European officials to build a case that would argue Internet censorship acts as a trade barrier, a top company executive.

Google shut down its mainland Chinese-language portal earlier this year over censors Read More »

Canada has small trade surplus

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | International Trade

Canada recorded a smaller than expected trade surplus in April as a strong domestic currency hurt exports and demand for Canadian goods outside of the United States fell, government data showed.

Statistics Canada said the nation notched a tra Read More »

Bank regulation seen hurting commodity exporters

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | International Trade

Tighter banking regulation could increase the borrowing costs of commodity exporters, including African companies which are already struggling to access needed trade financing, senior bankers said.

"Regulation is the biggest threat," John Mac Read More »

US’ Geithner: world economy needs China yuan reform

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, delivering his sharpest criticism of China's exchange rate policies in months, said the yuan's value was "critically important" for the world economy.

But Geithner, testifying before the U.S. Senate F Read More »

US trade gap widens

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | International Trade

A report from the Commerce Department showed the U.S. trade deficit edged up to $40.3 billion in April from $40 billion from March as exports fell. Markets had expected a gap of $41.0 billion.

The slightly wider trade deficit reflected a 0.7 Read More »

US urges Vietnam to join trans-Pacific trade pact

AJOT | June 13, 2010 | International Trade

Vietnam should join a U.S.-initiated trans-Pacific partnership to boost trade and competitiveness, a U.S. trade official said.

The trans-Pacific partnership (TPP) will help bolster U.S.-Vietnam ties and increase Vietnam's competitiveness in t Read More »

Premium Article  Distribution centers evolve with the times

Karen Thuermer | June 09, 2010 | Intermodal | International Trade

Richard Allen, CEO, The Allen Group, recently said: “Growth in distribution is all about containerized shipments.”

One only has to view the investment steamship lines are committing to larger containerships to realize this fact. Much of thi Read More »

Premium Article  Morocco to invest $13 blllion in supply chains

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

Morocco plans to invest 116 billion dirhams ($12.97 billion) by 2030 to develop how it handles goods in its drive to boost growth and become a regional trade and investment hub, its transport minister said. Read More »

Premium Article  Charleston launches new rail-served warehouse program

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Driven by a surge in exports and broad customer demand, the South Carolina State Ports Authority (SCSPA) is teaming up with the Charleston region’s rail-served warehouses to serve targeted export accounts through the Port of Charleston. Read More »

Nokia pedals hard to stay ahead in cheap markets

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | International Trade

Nokia Oyj , the world's top cellphone maker, unveiled four new cheap models and a bicycle charger in a move to protect its dominance in emerging markets.

Nokia said the 15-euro charger was targeted at developing countries with limited access to electr Read More »

India may allow Chinese telecom imports

AJOT | June 09, 2010 | International Trade

The Indian government may allow imports of Chinese telecom equipment after security checks, a top Indian government official said, indicating a softening of India's position on an issue that has clouded ties between the two Asian powers. Read More »

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