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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Canada trade deficit down, surplus with US shrinks

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

The Canadian trade deficit was smaller than expected in October, with stronger international exports of industrial goods and materials helping to overcome a shrinking surplus with the United States, by far Canada's largest trading partner.

The deficit Read More »

Diageo in talks to buy Turkey’s Mey Icki

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

Diageo is in preliminary talks to buy Turkish spirits company Mey Icki, people familiar with the matter said, as part of the push by the world's biggest drinks company into high-growth emerging markets.

Diageo has expressed interest and could pay up t Read More »

Panasonic cautious on US, Europe holiday sales

AJOT | December 12, 2010 | International Trade

Consumer electronics maker Panasonic Corp said it sees no strong recovery in year-end sales in North America and Europe, but expects to pull its loss-making TV unit into the black in the January-March quarter.

Panasonic's president, Fumio Ohtsubo, als Read More »

Anti-dumping investigations fall in first half

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

The number of anti-dumping investigations -- probes into unfairly priced imports -- notified to the World Trade Organization fell in the first half of this year, the WTO said.

The figures indicate an easing of protectionist tensions as economies picke Read More »

Asia learns painful lessons from euro zone crisis

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

One more victim can be added to the casualty list from the fallout of the euro zone debt crisis: the cause of currency integration in Asia.

The idea that countries as different as Japan and Laos, or Singapore and Myanmar, might share the same money ha Read More »

China may pay roubles for timber, seafood

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

China wants to pay in roubles for Russian timber, coking coal and seafood, as the two countries seek to boost bilateral trade in national currencies, Russian central bank official Viktor Melnikov said on Monday.

Russia's MICEX exchange will start trad Read More »

EU agrees to back Russia’s WTO entry

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

The European Union formally backed Russia's bid to join the World Trade Organization, clearing the way for Moscow to join the body in 2011, after 17 years of trying.

EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht and Russian Economic Development Minister Elvira Read More »

Laos says railway to China finished by 2014

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

The poor and landlocked Southeast Asian nation of Laos expects its rail link with China to be finished by 2014, boosting trade links with its giant neighbour and the rest of Asia, its deputy prime minister said.

The railway is part of a broader plan t Read More »

LG Display, Chi Mei, others face EU fines

AJOT | December 06, 2010 | International Trade

EU regulators are set to fine LG Display , Chi Mei Optoelectronics Corp and three other firms up to 700 million euros ($928 million) in total for fixing prices of display panels used in consumer devices, a source close to the case said.

The European C Read More »

Premium Article  ASEAN-US Trade 2010:

George Lauriat | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

“In ASEM [Asia Europe Meeting] in Brussels…and at the 2nd US – ASEAN Summit [New York], one same message came out, and that is, the US and Europe would like to get out of their own crisis. They have to be able to sell their products and their services, Read More »

Australia needs to save more from trade bonanza

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Australians should save more and the government needs to run bigger budget surpluses to prevent a once-in-a-century boom in export earnings from overheating the economy, the country's top central banker said. Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Glenn Steve Read More »

US, South.Korea push for auto, beef deal to save pact

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Top U.S. and South Korean trade officials plan more talks aimed at resolving auto and beef trade issues that have blocked congressional approval of a three-year-old free trade pact.

The push to bridge the remaining gaps comes just a few weeks after th Read More »

WTO members commend Hong Kong for its free trade regime

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) again commended Hong Kong for its open and free trade policies at a Trade Policy Review meeting held today (December 3, Geneva time), and on December 1, in Geneva. It was the sixth such WTO Review focusing on Read More »

China appeals in WTO case over U.S. duties

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

China has appealed against a ruling by a World Trade Organization panel upholding the right of the United States to impose extra duties on Chinese goods that Washington said were unfairly priced and subsidised, an official at China's WTO mission said. Read More »

AAFA urges US action to resolve India cotton export ban

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) petitioned U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, U.S. Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke, and U.S. Trade Representative Read More »

East Africa says EU trade deal talks still on

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Trade ministers from the East African Community (EAC) economic bloc plan to continue trade talks with the European Union despite missing a November deadline, a top Kenyan official said.

David Nalo, permanent secretary to Kenya's East African Community Read More »

Gaddafi issues warning to EU over African trade

AJOT | December 05, 2010 | International Trade

Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi warned the European Union on Monday that Africa would turn to other trade partners if the EU continued to impose terms for cooperation.

Gaddafi's warning, at an EU-Africa summit attended by senior European officials, echo Read More »

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