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Premium Article  “Pride” in Poultry Exports Hits Market Pot Holes

Karen Thuermer | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Chicken is big business in the United States. In fact, for Pittsburg, Texas-based Pilgrim’s Pride, one of the largest chicken producers in this country, its net sales in fiscal 2009 totaled $7.1 billion.

- By Karen E. Thuermer, AJOT Read More »

Premium Article  US fish/seafood business

Karen Thuermer | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS) figures for U.S. fishery products are dated. For 2007, for example, it indicated that the European Union was the biggest market for these products, accounting for 26 percent of the mar Read More »

Premium Article  Exports remain stable for meat, port and turkey product

Karen Thuermer | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

One thing is for certain, despite economic downturns, people have to eat and this includes meat, pork and turkey products.

According to U.S. Department of Agriculture Foreign Agricultural Service (USDA/FAS) figures, the forecast for 2010 U.S. Read More »

Premium Article  Russia says US to ship chlorine-free chicken

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Poultry meat producers in the United States have agreed to stop using chlorine in processing products for exports to Russia, Interfax news agency quoted Russian consumer protection watchdog as saying.

"We have been informed that American prod Read More »

Premium Article  Brazil beef headed for U.S. if trade deal resolved

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Fresh Brazilian beef may be sold in U.S. grocery stores beginning next year for the first time in a decade if the two countries resolve a dispute over cotton, livestock analysts said.

However, analysts said imported Brazilian beef would not b Read More »

Brazil suspends retaliation after US concession

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Brazil delayed for another 60 days trade retaliation against the United States in an attempt to solve a long-standing dispute over U.S. cotton aid, a spokesman for the Foreign Ministry said.

The move comes after the U.S. government met the la Read More »

WTO to probe Philippine liquor duties

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization is to investigate a U.S. complaint that Philippines duties on distilled spirits discriminate against foreign suppliers of liquor, trade sources.

The United States says that Manila taxes alcoholic products made fro Read More »

China forex bill has high US Senate support

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

U.S. legislation aimed at stopping China from "manipulating" its currency by imposing duties on Chinese products would get overwhelming support in the U.S. Senate, co-author Senator Lindsey Graham said.

"We'd get 80 or 90 votes if we could ev Read More »

Banks push G20 to reform trade finance regulation

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Trade finance banks are stepping up pressure on the G20 to ease regulation of the credits that keep global commerce flowing, after a new survey showed credit tightness is still hampering the flow of trade.

The survey, conducted by the Interna Read More »

Thailand’s main exports and markets for March

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Thailand's annual exports rose 40.9 percent in March from a year earlier and the value of $16.25 billion was the highest in 17 months, led by a rebound in electronic goods and autos as trade to major markets expanded.

Growth may be lower in c Read More »

US soya shipments resume but more EU woes feared

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

European grain traders say U.S. soya beans and meal imports have returned to normal after the EU approved new varieties of biotech maize.

But traders fear more disruption in future due to a ban on genetically modified strains yet to be approv Read More »

Boeing chief urges quick US action on trade deals

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

The United States risks losing significant export sales to the European Union, Canada and other countries unless it approves three long-delayed free trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia, Boeing Chief Executive James McNerney. Read More »

India to take EU to WTO on generics seizures

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

India will launch a formal dispute against the European Union at the World Trade Organization (WTO) over EU seizures of Indian generic drugs, a senior trade ministry source said.

Settling the dispute could take between 12-18 months, another m Read More »

WTO chief Lamy tiptoes around China currency

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

World Trade Organization chief Pascal Lamy said he was "extremely cautious" whether currency manipulation is a form of protectionism because a WTO rule on the issue has never been tested.

"Now, true, there is one specific article of GATT-WTO Read More »

Russia bans imports of Nestle baby food

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

Russia's consumer protection watchdog Rospotrebnadzor said it had denied permission for Nestle, the world's biggest food group, to import baby-food products to Russia.

"Nestle was refused the state registration of certain types of products -- Read More »

Global markets drive US industrial profits

AJOT | April 25, 2010 | International Trade

International markets like China and Brazil drove profits at U.S. industrial companies in the first quarter, many of which beat Wall Street estimates and raised their full-year forecasts.

Cost cuts introduced during the downturn also helped b Read More »

Africa left in cold by US-Brazil cotton deal

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | International Trade

A deal between Brazil and the United States to sort out their dispute over cotton leaves African producers in the cold, and their best hope is a global trade agreement in the stalled Doha round, according to a study.

The study assesses the ga Read More »

Brazil cautions no cotton deal yet with U.S.

AJOT | April 18, 2010 | International Trade

Brazilian authorities cautioned that negotiations with the United States to solve a long-standing dispute over U.S. cotton aid were only at a preliminary stage and that a deal was not certain. Read More »

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