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International Trade

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China, Russia flaunt $4 bln deals

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | International Trade

Commercial deals worth $4 billion were signed to crown Chinese President Hu Jintao's visit to Russia after a show of rapidly growing ties between the two huge neighbors. Read More »

Oil CEO says boss aware of Iran lobbying

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | International Trade

The head of French oil firm Total told bribery investigators his boss Thierry Desmarest, who now chairs the company, knew about the use of lobbyists to clinch a major deal in Iran, a newspaper reported. Read More »

Japan and Chile sign free trade agreement

AJOT | April 01, 2007 | International Trade

Japan and Chile have signed a free trade pact, Tokyo's first with a South American nation and only its fifth overall, that will eventually scrap over 90% of tariffs on bilateral trade worth $8.2 billion last year. Read More »

A thirst for transportation funding

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | International Trade

The future of freight movement in the United States is receiving ever-increasing attention in the public policy arena. Evidence of this came last month in Washington, when a national summit of major US trade corridors was convened. Read More »

Myanmar remains obstacle to EU-ASEAN pact

AJOT | March 18, 2007 | International Trade

The European Union and Southeast Asia will try to chart a course for increased cooperation, but military-ruled Myanmar remains a obstacle to the ultimate aim of a bloc-to-bloc free-trade pact. Read More »

US has ‘growing concerns’ about Canada lumber deal

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | International Trade

Offers by Canadian provincial governments to assist local lumber industries put the country at risk of violating a landmark agreement on lumber trade reached with the United States last fall after a decades-long feud, a US trade official has said. Read More »

US commerce chief urges further Indian reforms

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | International Trade

India must remove obstacles to greater investment in retail, banking and financial services for its "phenomenal" growth to continue, visiting US Commerce Secretary Carlos Gutierrez said on Tuesday. Read More »

Mexico follows US with WTO case against China

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | International Trade

In a statement to the World Trade Organisation (WTO), Mexico said it was seeking consultations with China on subsidies granted to a range of industries, which would include steel, computers and clothing. Read More »

China trade barriers cost EU firms billions

AJOT | March 04, 2007 | International Trade

European Union firms are denied business opportunities in China worth at least 20 billion euros ($26.29 billion) a year because of non-tariff trade barriers, a study published by the European Commission said. Read More »

US Treasury names Holmer to China trade post

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | International Trade

The US Treasury will announce the appointment of Alan Holmer, a former pharmaceutical lobbyist and deputy US trade representative, to be Treasury's point man on trade with China, the Financial Times reported. Read More »

Canada Dec. trade surplus widens on export surge

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | International Trade

Canada's trade surplus grew to its widest level in 10 months in December, driven by stronger auto and energy exports, and painting a slightly rosier picture of fourth-quarter growth, Statistics Canada said. Read More »

Arab economies grow despite regional violence

AJOT | February 25, 2007 | International Trade

Arab Gulf states are utilizing oil revenues to diversify their economies better and non-oil producers in the Middle East are liberalizing faster despite political turmoil, the World Bank's deputy head said. Read More »

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