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Premium Article  China: Tree of Life

George Lauriat | July 16, 2012 | International Trade

By George Lauriat,

AJOTChina’s unquenchable demand for forest products has buoyed the market, even during this economic downturn. While the Chinese economy has slowed, the medium term prospects remain positive for increased imports of wood products b Read More »

Premium Article  Forest products show positive volumes; legislation holds snags

Karen Thuermer | July 16, 2012 | Breakbulk & Projects | International Trade

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

Forest products are a critical commodity for both the U.S. economy and seaports across the country. The South Carolina Forestry Commission reports that forest products are the No. 1 export item moving through the Port of Ch Read More »

Premium Article  Canadian lumber: from zero to a billion in 10 years

Leo Quigley | July 16, 2012 | International Trade

By Leo Quigley, AJOT In 2001 there was a long and nasty softwood lumber dispute between Canada and the U.S., and the resulting countervailing duties imposed by the U.S. on softwood lumber closed many of the mills in British Columbia and forced the Provi Read More »

Premium Article  ChemLogix names new Senior VP of Business Development

AJOT | July 02, 2012 | People | Appointments | International Trade

ChemLogix LLC has announces the promotion of Ed Hildebrandt into the position of Senior Vice President of Business Development. Moving from the role of Senior Vice President Business Operations, Ed's role within ChemLogix will change from managing the t Read More »

Premium Article  State of logistics report indicates capacity issues ahead

Karen Thuermer | June 21, 2012 | Air Cargo | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Transport Intermediaries

While everyone keeps looking for some positive sign that the U.S. economy has turned the curve and is heading for better times, findings in the 23rd annual State of Logistics Report, compiled by the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP), depict a more somber environment. Read More »

Premium Article  The changing face of Canada’s West Coast

Leo Quigley | May 10, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

By Leo Quigley, AJOT

The recession seems to be coming to an end on Canada’s West Coast with traffic at its two largest ports, Port Metro Vancouver and the Port of Prince Rupert, on the increase once again. Read More »

Premium Article  North, to Alaska. The rush is on

Leo Quigley | April 25, 2012 | International Trade | Liner Shipping

By Leo Quigley, AJOT

America’s 49th state is entirely dependent on three primary supply routes consisting of the Alaska Highway, air and ocean freight. There are no railways that connect Alaska to the other 48 states and its closest neighbors are Cana Read More »

Premium Article  Recovery underway but prosperity still down the road

George Lauriat | April 05, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The Northeast economic recovery is underway, but potholes could undermine road to prosperity. One thing that characterizes Northeast cities from those in other parts of North America is the propensity for developing vehicle trashing potholes. Read More »

Premium Article  A challenging time for chemical logistics

Peter Buxbaum | April 05, 2012 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

Growth of China leads to more complex supply chains

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Recent changes in the logistics of the chemicals market and the changes that are likely to come in the next few years can be summed up with one word: China. China arrive Read More »

Premium Article  US exporters take home the bacon when it comes to meat

Karen Thuermer | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

A recent article Korea’s high lifestyle magazine, Luxury, points to U.S. beef being the choice meat product of that nation’s renown chefs. In fact, five of the seven restaurants highlighted sold U.S. rib eye and strip loin Read More »

Premium Article  Brazil offers growing export opportunities

Karen Thuermer | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT

Although economic indicators suggest that Brazil’s economy may be heading for a recession, this powerhouse to the south is positioning itself to become an indispensible source for U.S. exporters. Read More »

Premium Article  U.S. equipment sales to Latin America explode

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

Despite recent economic glitches, export growth reflects long term positive trends

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Exports of U.S. construction and agricultural equipment increased dramatically in 2011. Demand for such equipment in South America was one Read More »

Premium Article  An impediment to normal trade relations with Russia

Peter Buxbaum | March 22, 2012 | International Trade

The administration is seeking repeal of 1970s legislation but many in Congress oppose the move

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

In his most recent State of the Union address, President Obama declared that "Congress should make sure that no foreign compan Read More »

Premium Article  CBP attempting to right wrongs with new rules for in-bond shipments

Peter Buxbaum | March 07, 2012 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

30-day limit, electronic filings are key provisions

By Peter A. Buxbaum, AJOT

Ten years ago, the Government Accountability Office issued a report criticizing how U.S. Customs and Border Protection handled in-bond shipments. CBP's reaction at that Read More »

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