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International Trade

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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 »

US, S. Korea free-trade pact possible by end March

AJOT | February 18, 2007 | International Trade

The US and South Korea have a chance to finish a free-trade agreement by end-March, making it possible for President George W. Bush to submit the deal to Congress before his negotiating authority runs out, US Trade Representative Susan Schwab said. Read More »

US economic outlook “positive”

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | International Trade

Economic activity had a "significant pickup" in the fourth quarter, the housing market's slump appears benign and about to end, Kimmitt said, adding that he expects a "solid" 2007 marked by job creation and "moderate inflation." Read More »

China mulls ending VAT rebate on steel

AJOT | February 11, 2007 | International Trade

China is considering removing or reducing value-added tax (VAT) rebates on some steel products, government sources said on Monday, apparently accelerating the timetable for changes following a US complaint to the WTO over the country's export subsidies. Read More »

Openness can help China on trade

AJOT | February 04, 2007 | International Trade

The United States is willing to make it easier for China to import items on a US export control list if Beijing is more open about their use, a US trade official said. Read More »

EU lifts special controls for US corn

AJOT | January 21, 2007 | International Trade

European Union biotech experts agreed to end checks on imported US corn for an illegal biotech strain, almost two years after having launched the special measures. Experts said it's been more than a year since US corn tested positive for an illegal insect Read More »

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