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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Premium Article  Panama Canal a possible threat to California container traffic

Leo Quigley | September 27, 2009 | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals

The planned opening of the $5.25 billion expansion of the Panama Canal is expected to create a sea change in global traffic patterns, with California potentially losing container traffic to Eastern US and Gulf ports.

- By Leo Quigley, A Read More »

AJOT to serve as a 2010 GFTC Media Sponsor

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Georgia Foreign Trade Conference (GFTC) General Chairman Doug J. Marchand announced the American Journal of Transportation (AJOT) would serve as a media sponsor for the 2010 event. The 42nd GFTC will be held January 31 - February 2, 2010 at Read More »

Hong Kong remains world’s freest economy

AJOT | September 24, 2009 | International Trade

Hong Kong remains the world's freest economy according to the findings of the Economic Freedom of the World: 2009 Annual Report released recently by the Cato Institute. This marks the 13th consecutive year Hong Kong has topped the ranking. Read More »

Premium Article  Customs reauthorization bill would enhance C-TPAT benefits

Peter Buxbaum | September 13, 2009 | International Trade | Transport Intermediaries

The Customs reauthorization bill currently being considered by the Senate Finance Committee would firm up the requirements and benefits for participation in the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).

- By Peter Buxbaum, A Read More »

Premium Article  Customs reauthorization focuses on trade over security

Peter Buxbaum | September 13, 2009 | International Trade

Pending bill reverses trends of last eight years

Ever since the United States was hit by terror attacks in September 2001, many international trade practitioners have complained that the reaction of the federal government emphasized th Read More »

AAFA publishes updated restricted substances list

AJOT | September 03, 2009 | International Trade

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) published the fifth edition of the AAFA Restricted Substances List (RSL), covering apparel, footwear, and home textiles. The list, which has become the global industry standard for RSLs, together with a Read More »

Premium Article  Latin American Trade Blocs

AJOT | August 31, 2009 | International Trade

Mercosur
Mercosur has been called the "Common Market of the South." It was created by the 1991 Treaty of Asuncion with the goal of allowing free trade between member state and ultimately European Common style integration. It is the largest t Read More »

Premium Article  Obama seesawing on Colombia FTA

Peter Buxbaum | August 30, 2009 | International Trade

In May 2009, United States Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced that the Obama administration would begin to push Congress to ratify the US-Colombia Free Trade Agreement. More recently, in August, Secretary of Commerce Gary Locke proclaimed that the ad Read More »

Premium Article  Opening of Cuba would present opportunities to US ports

Karen Thuermer | August 30, 2009 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

The composition of trade in Latin America and the Caribbean is on the cusp of major change. The recent softening of some US travel restrictions to the island by the Obama Administration is setting the stage for widening opportunity.
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Premium Article  AIIS applauds WTO decision on zeroing

AJOT | August 30, 2009 | International Trade

Recently, the WTO’s Appellate Body upheld a compliance panel’s ruling that the US failed to implement an earlier WTO ruling against the practice of zeroing. [Steel products were involved in the dispute.] The latest finding on zeroing will allow the Japa Read More »

Premium Article  Agri-product sees major export growth to China

Peter Buxbaum | August 16, 2009 | International Trade

A co-product of the production of ethanol in the United States has emerged as a major export growth opportunity in the trade with China. US exports to China of distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) registered a dramatic increase in 2008 and are ex Read More »

Premium Article  Sino-US business relations key to global recovery

George Lauriat | August 16, 2009 | International Trade

For both the US and China economic recovery begins at home. Stimulus packages in both nations are considered keys to pulling the global economy out of recession. In 2010 Shanghai will host the World Expo. For global businesses the Expo is like combining t Read More »

US trade gap widens in June on oil prices

AJOT | August 16, 2009 | International Trade

The US trade deficit widened in June to $27.0 billion, as goods imports increased for the first time in 11 months on the back of higher oil prices, a Commerce Department report said. Read More »

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