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GE sees SE Asia sales rising, to invest $1 blllion

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | International Trade

General Electric Co , the largest U.S. conglomerate, sees revenues from Southeast Asia rising as much as 30 percent this year and expects investment in the region of at least $1 billion in the next three years.

GE, the world's largest maker of jet eng Read More »

Obama says pleased with progress on Panama trade pact

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | International Trade

President Barack Obama said he expects Congress to pass a U.S.-Panamanian free trade deal that he plans to send to U.S. lawmakers as part of a wider package on trade, but gave no details on timing.

"My expectation is that as part of a broader trade pa Read More »

US senator revives threat of action on China yuan

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | International Trade

A top U.S. senator said he was "more convinced than ever" of the need to pass legislation to force China to raise the value of its currency against U.S. dollar.

"Despite its rampant inflation problem, China's government does not seem prepared to let t Read More »

Mercosur trade deal to cost EU farmers billions

AJOT | April 28, 2011 | International Trade

European farmers could lose more than 3 billion euros in annual revenue by 2020 under any free trade deal between the European Union and Latin America's Mercosur region, a study for the EU's executive showed.

The deepest loses would be felt by beef pr Read More »

South Korea FM sees end of tunnel for FTA with EU

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | International Trade

South Korea's foreign minister said the country's free trade deal with the European Union would be ratified, which will create one of the world's largest trading blocs free of import duties.

The Trade Ministry in Seoul had pulled a text of the deal fr Read More »

US lawmakers say got assurances from China on yuan

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | International Trade

US Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other U.S. lawmakers back from a trip to Beijing said they had been assured China would allow its currency to continue to rise against the U.S. dollar.

"Chinese officials confirmed that China would continue the Read More »

Does corporate America kowtow to China?

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | International Trade

Even when American manufacturers do successfully pursue cases alleging unfair competition they may not come out on top. A case can cost around $1 million in legal fees, and often takes more than a year plus a lot of management time that could be spent mor Read More »

South Korea GDP expands on export boom

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | International Trade

South Korea's economy grew at its fastest pace in three quarters in January-March thanks to robust exports, but sluggish domestic demand is posing a dilemma for policymakers who are struggling to balance sustainable growth against mounting inflation risks Read More »

Irish exports rise to 3-year high

AJOT | April 27, 2011 | International Trade

Irish exports rose to a three-year high in February according to data released on that gave an early indication the country is on track to return to economic growth this year.

With domestic demand still falling, Ireland is relying on its trade-depende Read More »

Premium Article  US Great Lakes carriers mobilize on dredging issue

Leo Ryan | April 24, 2011 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

While a cargo recovery trend of 2010 has continued in the early months of 2011, US-flag operators on the Great Lakes have found themselves grappling with what has been categorized as ‘a state of emergency’ over the Obama Administration’s plan to slash the Read More »

US, China copyright trade spat heads for next stage

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | International Trade

China and the United States started the clock on a new stage of their trade dispute over films, books and music, a signal Washington will go ahead with a threat to seek retaliation rights.

The battle, one of a series between the world's two top tradin Read More »

Brazil says more meat plants to export to China

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | International Trade

China has significantly expanded the number of Brazilian beef and poultry firms that can export to it, Brazil's farm minister Wagner Rossi said, on his return from trade talks in the Asian nation.

China added a further 25 firms to its list of approved Read More »

Antigua says US. online poker shutdown was illegal

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | International Trade

The United States violated global trade law by shutting down Internet gambling sites based in Antigua and elsewhere and prosecuting their owners, according to Antigua and Barbuda officials considering action in the World Trade Organization.

Antigua an Read More »

China does not need to revalue yuan

AJOT | April 24, 2011 | International Trade

China does not need to revalue the yuan again, an academic affiliated with the People's Bank of China said, arguing instead for the country to focus on reforming its currency regime to make it more market-oriented.

Wang Yong, a professor with the Peop Read More »

China to levy higher anti-dumping duties on EU potato starch

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

China will impose from potentially higher anti-dumping duties on potato starch imported from the European Union, the commerce ministry said, finalising a mid-term review of a 5-year tariff launched in 2007.

The commerce ministry has decided to levy fi Read More »

Obama committed to South.Korea trade deal

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said that concluding a long-delayed free trade agreement with South Korea was a priority for the Obama administration, and it was committed to getting the deal done this year.

Clinton told a gathering of busines Read More »

India’s manufacturing revs up as trade deficit looms

AJOT | April 19, 2011 | International Trade

India's rise as an emerging market star with seemingly insatiable demand means firms such as South Korea's LG Electronics are doing a booming business, but the country must rev up its manufacturing sector further or risk an unmanageable trade gap and a sl Read More »

CSR sees strong demand for green transport

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

China's CSR Corp Ltd, the world's No.2 railway equipment maker, expects strong demand for cleaner, more efficient transport to lift revenue and make the company the global leader this year.

CSR, which is just behind Bombardia Inc's transport unit in t Read More »

South Korea likely to lift Canada beef import ban soon

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

South Korea is likely to lift an eight-year ban on Canadian beef imports by end June and plans sweeping changes in its grain growing and import policies in the face of rising global food prices, the country's farm minister said. Read More »

South Korea sees Q2 exports matching Q1’s record level

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

South Korean exports are set to stay at record levels in terms of value in the current quarter, helped by strong sales of steel, handsets and cars, the economy ministry said.

Exports shot up 30.4 percent to a record $131.8 billion in the first quarter Read More »

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