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International Trade

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Gov. Bush launches US - DR/CAFTA market entry campaign

AJOT | March 05, 2006 | International Trade

Joined last week by US Secretary of Commerce Carlos M. Gutierrez, Gov. Jeb Bush addressed public and private leaders from throughout the Western Hemisphere to launch Florida's US-Dominican Republic/Central America Free Trade Agreement (DR-CAFTA) Market En Read More »

Premium Article  TOP N. AMERICAN SHIPPERS 2005 - China and the American importer

George Lauriat | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

Over the past two decades a profound transformation has taken place in sourcing retail consumer imports. The most dramatic features of that transformation in retail sourcing has taken place in only the last six or seven years. Outwardly, it is easy to se Read More »

Premium Article  TOP N. AMERICAN SHIPPERS 2005- Retailing picture mixed

Peter Buxbaum | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

The holiday season extended into January for many retailers, as consumers flooded stores to take advantage of clearance sales. According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales for January increased an impressive 7.6% over last year. This followed Read More »

Name brand garment manufacturers enjoy Asia’s advantages

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

No industry is as highly competitive when it comes to cost cutting manufacturing than the textile and garment industry. But for big brand names such as Victoria Secret, cost, as well as skilled workmanship, go hand in hand. Add to those qualities efficien Read More »

FedEx and Austrade launch new Australian export initiative

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

FedEx Express and the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade), have signed a two-year alliance agreement to expand trade between Australia and the United States. The agreement leverages the expertise of both FedEx and Austrade in order to make expert resou Read More »

Valentine’s Day sweetness comes at a price for US industry

AJOT | February 26, 2006 | International Trade

Valentine's Day sweetness comes at a price for an industry that employs nearly one million Americans. The Commerce Department reported that more than 10,000 jobs were lost between 1997 and 2002 at sugar-consuming companies, such as confectioneries. The st Read More »

CAFTA delays costing jobs, investment

AJOT | February 19, 2006 | International Trade

Jacobo Kattan was hoping to build an industrial park and create 8,000 new jobs after the expected implementation of a regional free-trade pact last month. Instead, he's had to fire 2,000 workers and close three clothing factories. Read More »

San Diego border wait cost $3.74 billion last year

AJOT | February 19, 2006 | International Trade

Delays at US-Mexico border crossings in San Diego County cost the US economy an estimated $3.74 billion in lost sales, jobs and productivity last year, according to a study released by the San Diego Association of Governments and the California Department Read More »

US seeks Canadian lumber dispute settlement

AJOT | February 19, 2006 | International Trade

The Bush administration defended continued tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports last week, but said the United States remains committed to a negotiated settlement to end the decades-long dispute. Read More »

US trade gap may grow to $65 billion in Dec.

AJOT | February 12, 2006 | International Trade

The US trade deficit likely widened again in December as firm oil prices and inventory building boosted imports, offsetting a rise in exports fueled by commercial aircraft, a Reuters poll showed. Read More »

US Customs and Border Protection seizes $10 million

AJOT | February 12, 2006 | International Trade

US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) has seized more than $10 million (over the last four months) in goods that were mis-described in an effort to circumvent trade laws and regulations. CBP plays a critical role in enforcing trade laws and ensuring that Read More »

PA Governor proposes expansion into world markets

AJOT | February 12, 2006 | International Trade

Pennsylvania Governor Edward G. Rendell recently unveiled initiatives that will build on Pennsylvania's cutting edge research - spurred by $1 billion in private and public investment - while helping state companies bridge borders and expand in global mark Read More »

Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & Technology 2006 - New York inventor develops cargo security method

AJOT | February 05, 2006 | Air Cargo | Intermodal | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

According to the US Patent & Trademark Office: “A comprehensive and effective system at detecting unauthorized hazardous materials such as explosives potentially placed by terrorists in cargo or freight, such as air cargo, is disclosed. The system is cost Read More »

Premium Article  PORT SECURITY & Technology 2006 - SEPTA

AJOT | February 05, 2006 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

On Feb. 8th SEPTA (Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority) will unveil its complete security prevention technology including the new Siegma System from HiEnergy Technogies. The Speakers below will discuss and demonstrate live, how this technol Read More »

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