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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Philippines to review alcohol taxes after WTO ruling

AJOT | December 27, 2011 | International Trade

The Philippines will review taxes on foreign alcohol products following a World Trade Organisation decision that the current system was discriminatory and the trade minister said the government will look at how to assist affected local distillers. Read More »

An export tumble in 2012 could hit Taiwan extra hard

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

Taiwan could be the hardest hit among Asian peers next year should the whole global economy spiral into crisis, as the exports that propel its growth fall away to reveal structural weaknesses and a lack of domestic drivers beneath. Read More »

US presses Philippines after alcohol win at WTO

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

The United States urged the Philippines to swiftly open its market to U.S. alcohol products like Jack Daniel's and Jim Beam by eliminating a discriminatory tax system struck down by the World Trade Organization. Read More »

US solar companies urge SolarWorld drop China case

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

A coalition that says it represents 97 percent of the US solar industry urged solar panel maker SolarWorld to withdraw a petition asking President Barack Obama's administration to slap punitive duties on China for unfair trading practices. Read More »

Where’s the Beef: US beef consumption in decline

AJOT | December 22, 2011 | International Trade

For the past decade, cattle ranchers and meat packers watched with despair as America's beef consumption steadily declined, ceding ground to leaner meats as well as vegetarian trends among the health-conscious. Read More »

China says India may start probe into solar imports

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

India may launch an anti-dumping probe into imports of Chinese solar products within a month, China's commerce ministry said, but a top Indian renewable energy official denied that any such plan was in the works. Read More »

Li & Fung set to buy Hang Ten for $347 mlllion

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

Hong Kong group Li & Fung, controlled by the billionaire Fung family, is set to buy Hang Ten for about HK$2.7 billion ($347 million), a source with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters. Read More »

Russian steel firms bet industry to thrive post-WTO

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

Russian steelmakers have invested heavily before the country's entry to the WTO on a bet that steel-intensive domestic industries such as carmakers will thrive under heightened competition - a risk that has a good chance of paying off. Read More »

USTR’s Kirk says no trade war but troubled by China

AJOT | December 20, 2011 | International Trade

US Trade Representative Ron Kirk said the United States is not in a trade war with China, but he is troubled by China's tendency to retaliate when other members of the World Trade Organization (WTO) launch trade cases against it. Read More »

Premium Article  Canada: road ahead unmapped for specialty crops in boxes

Leo Quigley | December 15, 2011 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The mix of food crop exports north of the U.S./Canada border is changing gradually: but changing nevertheless from wheat to canola and specialty crops such as peas, lentils, canary seed and mustard seed - a large proportion of which moves in containers th Read More »

Premium Article  World trade, according to Friedmann

Peter Buxbaum | December 15, 2011 | International Trade

CONECT counsel shares biggest trade developments, trends

International trade is dynamic and changing and not all of the change is for the good. Some positive developments took place in the last year, such as the passage of the Columbia and Sout Read More »

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