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US lumber execs appeal to block $500 million to competitors

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | International Trade

Lumber manufacturers representing firms with operations in more than 16 states were in Washington, DC last week to appeal to Members of Congress to intervene in the Administration's plans to provide preferential financial benefits of $500 million to a sma Read More »

Wen tells EU that China will address trade issues

AJOT | September 17, 2006 | International Trade

Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao promised Europe that China was dealing with issues related to its rapid economic growth, such as ensuring intellectual-property rights, and would work to tackle its huge trade surplus with the 25-member European Union. Read More »

US groups warn against revoking trade benefits

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | International Trade

A Bush administration move possibly to revoke trade benefits for large developing nations like Brazil, India and South Africa would be a serious blow for development and could backfire, US groups said. Read More »

NCBFAA president calls for timely renewal of GSP

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | International Trade

In a letter addressed to Marideth J. Sandler, Chair of the GSP Subcommittee of the Trade Policy Staff Committee in the Office of the US Trade Representative, the National Customs Brokers and Forwarders Association of America, Inc. (NCBFAA) President Mary Read More »

EU trade chief to visit Washington on WTO impasse

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | International Trade

European trade chief Peter Mandelson said he would head to Washington later this month as part of attempts to revive the World Trade Organization's Doha round of trade liberalization talks. Mandelson told the European Parliament he would visit Washington Read More »

China needs more time to deal with piracy

AJOT | September 10, 2006 | International Trade

China needs more time to deal with copyright piracy as it is a developing country, something the rest of the world should understand, Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao said recently. Read More »

Canadian ports can facilitate US trade

AJOT | September 03, 2006 | International Trade

Opportunities are beckoning for Canadian ports to play a special role as 'a facilitator of US trade' with anticipated revived capacity crunches at US maritime gateways on the horizon in the not-too-distant future. Such a positive outlook, however, hinges Read More »

TNT to sell logistics division to Apollo Management, L.P.

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | International Trade

TNT N.V. announced that it has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement to sell its logistics division to affiliates of Apollo Management, L.P., a leading private equity firm with offices in New York, London and Los Angeles. The intended sale is part of TNT's Read More »

Ports of Baltimore and Nagoya commemorate original signing

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | International Trade

From the 20th floor of Baltimore's World Trade Center overlooking the Helen Delich Bentley Port of Baltimore, representatives from the Maryland Port Administration (MPA) and Port of Nagoya (Japan) celebrated their original sister-port agreement by re-sign Read More »

US, Asean to sign pact on greater trade, investment access

AJOT | August 27, 2006 | International Trade

The US was scheduled to sign an agreement with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to allow more trade access to Southeast Asia, while ensuring US intellectual property is better protected in a region infamous for violations, according to a draft t Read More »

Premium Article  CHINA TRADE 2006 - Shanghai’s new “Brain” center

Robert Wallack | August 20, 2006 | International Trade | Ports & Terminals | Transport Intermediaries

Shanghai¹s North Bund area is deemed the "Brain" center of international shipping, with the highest concentration of government and commercial shipping factors in China. Read More »

WTO reverses lumber ruling, says US miscalculated tariffs

AJOT | August 20, 2006 | International Trade

The World Trade Organization has reversed its ruling on a longstanding US-Canadian lumber dispute, and said the US failed to comply with international trade rules in its calculation of tariffs on lumber imports, according to a report made public on Aug. 1 Read More »

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