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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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​Volatile China commodities imports rebound in July

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | International Trade

China's imports of crude and iron ore rebounded from multi-month lows to hit record highs in July, as more raw materials were shipped in to rebuild depleted stocks, amid tentative signs of stabilizing activity in the world's second-largest economy. Read More »

​India relaxes steel import standards

AJOT | August 07, 2013 | International Trade

India said some steel products can be imported for certain critical applications without local quality certification, a move that could further hit domestic suppliers after imports rose 15 percent last fiscal year. Read More »

​US GDP likely to get boost from smaller trade gap

AJOT | August 07, 2013 | International Trade

The U.S. economy likely grew faster than initially reported in the second quarter, thanks to a sharp narrowing in the trade deficit to its lowest in more than 3-1/2 years in June as exports touched a record high and imports fell. Read More »

TEDA, World Trade Center of New Orleans establish ‘direct partnership’

AJOT | August 06, 2013 | International Trade

Officials with the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA) and the World Trade Center of New Orleans (WTCNO) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) outlining a cooperative effort to expand international trade and boost manufacturing, distribution, and other enterprises in Terrebonne Parish. Read More »

​Terrebonne strengthens economic ties with Weihai, China

AJOT | August 02, 2013 | International Trade

As Kristen Legendre approaches day 30 of her 90-day economic development mission to Weihai City, China, on behalf of the Terrebonne Parish Economic Development Authority (TEDA), she says the most promising prospects include the exportation of U.S. seafood and shipbuilding expertise. Read More »

​Full report on manufacturers’ shipments, inventories and orders

AJOT | August 02, 2013 | International Trade

Summary. New orders for manufactured goods in March, down two of the last three months, decreased $19.5 billion or 4.0 percent to $467.3 billion, the U.S. Census Bureau reported today. This followed a 1.9 percent February increase. Excluding transportation, new orders decreased 2.0 percent. Read More »

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