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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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​Retailers report higher sales for July

AJOT | August 12, 2013 | International Trade

Reuters is reporting that eleven retailers that still release monthly sales figures for stores open at least a full year reported a combined 3.9 percent gain, missing the 4.4 percent increase analysts expected, according to Thomson Reuters. Read More »

​EPA Maintains Key RFS Volumes for 2013, Signals Potential Changes to 2014 Volumes

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | International Trade

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the finalization of its proposed Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) volume requirements for 2013 for conventional biofuels, cellulosic biofuels, and the total amount of Advanced Biofuels. EPA had previously finalized the 2013 volume requirements for biomass-based diesel at 1.28 billion gallons. Read More »

PetroChina and Exxon Mobil In Iraq Field Deal

AJOT | August 09, 2013 | International Trade

China is already the top foreign player in Iraq's oilfields. A deal at West Qurna, which is around 50 km northwest of the southern oil hub of Basra, would boost its dominance and could make PetroChina the biggest single foreign investor in Iraqi oil. Read More »

​Mexican emerges as global sugar supplier

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | International Trade

Mexico will ship more than 700,000 tons of sugar to world markets outside of the United States in the 2012/13 crop year as the country becomes a global supplier for the first time in at least a decade, according to the chief of a trade association representing cane mill owners. Read More »

​Robust China trade data, dollar weak

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | International Trade

Signs of resilience in China's slowing economy helped end a 3-day selloff in world equities prompted by talk the U.S. Federal Reserve could soon wind back its stimulus program. Read More »

​Solar crisis drags Germany’s SMA into loss

AJOT | August 08, 2013 | International Trade

Plunging prices for solar equipment caused a bigger than expected loss at SMA Solar , putting more pressure on Germany's top sector player to escape a crisis that has rattled most parts of the industry. Read More »

​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 »

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