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2014 Media Kit

International Trade

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Steel imports increase in July, remain at modest levels

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | International Trade

Imports increased in July over June by 4.1% based on preliminary reporting. 'Import arrivals in July remained modest due to the weak dollar, high freight rates and competitive prices in other international markets,' said David Phelps, president, AIIS. G Read More »

WTO deal to hit Europe cattle sector

AJOT | September 14, 2008 | International Trade

A global trade deal would put pressure on Europe's cattle industry, a top EU official said amid moves to revitalize the stalled Doha negotiations. The World Trade Organization (WTO) is pressing to break an impasse between the United States and India that Read More »

Premium Article  LATIN AMERICAN TRADE 2008 - Columbia FTA? Not this year

Peter Buxbaum | August 27, 2008 | International Trade

The liberation last month by Colombian security forces of 15 long-held hostages, including three Americans, from imprisonment by the leftist narco-terrorist group FARC, led some supporters of the US-Colombia free trade agreement to exclaim that the US Con Read More »

US seeks WTO panel in hi-tech row with EU

AJOT | August 24, 2008 | International Trade

The United States asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) for a dispute panel to settle a row with the European Union over tariffs on hi-tech goods, saying talks with Brussels had failed to reach an agreement. Read More »

Lebanese PM to visit Iraq for trade talks

AJOT | August 24, 2008 | International Trade

Lebanese Prime Minister Fouad Siniora said he would visit Iraq this week to discuss energy and trade, in another sign of improving ties between the Arab world and the Shi'ite-led government in Baghdad. Read More »

Euro zone edges into trade deficit in June

AJOT | August 24, 2008 | International Trade

A ballooning energy deficit and slowing trade with the United States helped to push the euro zone into an unexpected trade deficit in June, adding to the gloomy outlook for the single currency area. Read More »

Tough times ahead for global economy

AJOT | August 21, 2008 | International Trade

The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC)/Ifo global climate index in July fell for the fourth consecutive quarter in a row since sentiment became downbeat last summer, recording its lowest level since 2001. Read More »

Premium Article  CHINA TRADE ‘08 - The China Puzzle

George Lauriat | August 10, 2008 | International Trade

In China, puzzles are called yizhi youxi or more directly translated as “intelligence games.” Most of the traditional Chinese puzzles involve a combination of skills deftly utilizing the hands, eyes and ultimately the mind. With a US presidential election Read More »

Premium Article  Canada Border Services Agency stirs storm over box tests

Leo Ryan | August 10, 2008 | Intermodal | International Trade | Liner Shipping | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Marine shipping circles, freight forwarders and exporters and importers in Canada are up in arms over a recent decision by the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) to test containers at Canadian ports for formaldehyde content. Read More »

Chile July trade surplus seen at $2.1 bln.

AJOT | August 10, 2008 | International Trade

Chile's trade surplus is expected to total $2.1 billion in July, down from $2.4 billion in the same month last year, as imports and exports each touch record highs, a Reuters poll showed. Read More »

Premium Article  Tentative agreement covers 25,000 workers at 29 West Coast ports

AJOT | August 03, 2008 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

After a marathon bargaining session, leaders from the International Longshore and Warehouse Union (ILWU) and the Pacific Maritime Association (PMA) announced in a joint statement a preliminary agreement on terms for a new six year contract covering more t Read More »

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