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International Trade

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Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer fields fresh flowers via Holland

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Every day at 6:00 am, Bloemenveiling Aalsmeer comes alive, as flowers and plants from all over the globe flow in and out of this 430,400 square foot auction hall, the largest trading building in the world. By 10:00 am, most are on their way to be packed a Read More »

US envoy sees trade with Venezuela reaching $50B in 2006

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

US Ambassador William Brownfield told the El Universal newspaper that bilateral trade, which hit $40 billion in 2005, "increased even more" during the first quarter and was expected to rise by 25% to $50 billion by the end of the year. Read More »

Brazil beef industry sees export bans ending soon

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Brazil's cattle sector expects beef bans to be removed after a year of export restrictions by 56 nations, and this will force competing countries to lower prices as more beef volume becomes available, analysts said. Read More »

Vietnam trade vote a boon for some US farmers

AJOT | October 29, 2006 | International Trade

Some US farmers stand to gain big if Congress normalizes trade ties with Vietnam, a former enemy now seen as an up-and-coming Asian market, trade groups, officials and congressional aides said. Read More »

China, ASEAN speed up tariff reduction process

AJOT | October 15, 2006 | International Trade

China and the 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are speeding up the tariff reduction process to facilitate establishment of the free trade area (FTA), according to a senior foreign trade official in Beijing. Read More »

LA Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa addresses Pacific Council

AJOT | October 08, 2006 | International Trade

On the eve of his trip to Asia, Antonio Villaraigosa, Mayor of Los Angeles, joined the Pacific Council on International Policy in the unveiling of a binational US-Japan task force report, entitled Engaging China and India: An Economic Agenda for Japan and Read More »

Trade Coalition calls for Freight Transportation Trust Fund

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | International Trade

The establishment of a new federal trust fund to finance a growing backlog of goods movement projects is necessary to ensure American retailers, manufacturers and their products remain competitive in the coming years, according to the Coalition for Americ Read More »

China calls for US senators to halt tariff bill

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | International Trade

On Sept 27 China called for US Senators Charles Schumer and Lindsey Graham to halt their bill threatening tariffs on goods from China if Beijing does not significantly raise the value of its currency. Read More »

‘Imbalances’ could pose threat to global economy

AJOT | October 01, 2006 | International Trade

The world's economy continues to show growth and momentum, but several negative factors could still have a negative impact. Economic analysis from global trade credit insurer Euler Hermes says a more evident slowdown may be seen throughout the remainder o Read More »

Business Roundtable calls for US-China trade consensus;

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | International Trade

Business Roundtable, representing 160 CEOs of leading American companies, recently called attention to the critical state of the China trade debate in Washington and released a series of recommendations on how US policymakers can most effectively address Read More »

US Customs and Border Protection emphasizes trade role

AJOT | September 24, 2006 | International Trade

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) announced the formation of a new office, designed to spearhead its national trade policy, which will consolidate its trade policy, program development, and compliance measurement functions into a single Office of Tra Read More »

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