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Thailand’s exporters hurt by strong baht

AJOT | August 07, 2006 | International Trade

Exporters are crying foul over the rising baht which has eroded their price competitiveness as the currency this week continued hovering around Bt38 a dollar with the possibility of strengthening further, according to The Nation newpaper. Read More »

New farm bill needed to treat commodities fairly

AJOT | August 07, 2006 | International Trade

The Bush administration is still calling on Congress to write a completely new farm bill by 2007 despite mounting skepticism from lawmakers and farm groups after international trade talks failed to bring promises of new foreign markets for US exports. Read More »

Filling an e-niche in the warehouse sector

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | International Trade

Jeff Miller, recently appointed CEO of the warehouse collaborative E-Fill, has been in 3rd party logistics (3PLs) business for over thirty years. When approached by E-Fill to run the national warehouse collaborative, his first reaction was 'Been there, do Read More »

C-TPAT likely to be enshrined in legislation

AJOT | July 30, 2006 | International Trade

If Congress passes port security legislation this year, and that is likely, it will almost certainly include a provision that includes first-ever Congressional authorization for the Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism. Thus far, C-TPAT has functio Read More »

BOC’s Dodge says global rate hikes

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | International Trade

Canada's central bank governor David Dodge said rate hikes by global central banks are "completely appropriate" because the world's economy is reaching the limits of its capacity. Read More »

Critics say bold action needed on trade gap

AJOT | July 23, 2006 | International Trade

The continued increase in the US trade deficit has some labor and business leaders worried about where the country's economy is headed and calling for strong action to narrow the gap. Read More »

Premium Article  FOREST PRODUCTIONS - China is key to future US hardwood exports

Peter Buxbaum | July 16, 2006 | International Trade

The current focus of American hardwood exporters can be boiled down to a single word: China. That country’s economic expansion, and particularly its housing and construction boom, has led to explosive demand in hardwoods for furniture production and domes Read More »

Latin America growth seems set to last longer

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | International Trade

Latin America's fastest growth in 25 years took shape in the past two years with more balance and breadth than past recoveries due to sound macroeconomic policies and market-based reforms, an IMF report said on Wednesday. Read More »

WTO meeting hopes to complete deal by end of year

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | International Trade

Founded in 1995, the World Trade Organization creates the laws that govern international trade between its members and helps them settle trade disputes. The WTO's main goal is to promote free trade, which it says brings economic prosperity. Read More »

Critics say bold action needed on trade gap

AJOT | July 16, 2006 | International Trade

The continued increase in the US trade deficit has some labor and business leaders worried about where the country's economy is headed and calling for strong action to narrow the gap. Read More »

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