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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 »

Britain to ban export to US. of execution drugs

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Britain said it would ban the export to the United States of three drugs used to carry out lethal injections and called on other European Union countries to follow suit.

The British government said it was putting additional export controls on the expo Read More »

US to ‘protect interests’ in WTO Boeing ruling

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

The U.S. Trade Representative left little doubt that the Obama administration would appeal a World Trade Organization ruling that Boeing received illegal government subsidies.

Ron Kirk promised to "protect our interests" when asked on the sidelines of Read More »

Panama OKs tax accord to encourage US trade pact

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Panamanian lawmakers approved a tax information exchange agreement with the United States that could help win U.S. approval for a long-stalled bilateral trade agreement.

The green light for the tax accord comes just as the White House gears up to ask Read More »

Steel exports decline in February but remain higher than 2010

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

Exports declined by 10.2 percent in February compared to January based on government reporting. 'Both the short month and difficult weather conditions could be the primary explanation for at least some of the decline, as market conditions remain stable i Read More »

US exports to Russia to rise on WTO entry

AJOT | April 14, 2011 | International Trade

U.S. goods exports to Russia could double to $19 billion after Russia joins the World Trade Organization, according to a report urging the U.S. Congress to permanently normalize trade with the former Cold War enemy.

But U.S. exporters could lose sales Read More »

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