WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. International Trade Commission said on Thursday it launched an investigation into complaints by United States Steel Corp that Chinese competitors stole its trade secrets, engaged in price fixing and misrepresented the origin of their exports to the United States. Show More Summary
Originally published on the ECOreport. At a time when the global economy is struggling with weak trade, investment and wage growth, especially in the energy sector, the International Energy Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) 2016 jobs review points to an exception. Show More Summary
Categories: Industry News, Procurement Strategy & Planning, World Trade Tags: General News, L2 The Trans-Pacific Partnership will have a positive impact on U.S. businesses, workers and families, the U.S. International Trade Commission said in a report issued May 18. Show More Summary
As the yen appreciated without any preventive action by the authorities, Tokyo is likely to have concluded the negative consequences of the yen rally for Japan’s international trade are smaller than gains in form of capital inflows and strengthening domestic consumer confidence.
We are delighted to announce that our founder and Executive Chair, Caroline Plumb is taking part in a trade mission to Silicon Valley this week, led by the Mayor’s International Business Programme. The four day visit will see 15 female founders from fast-growing British companies meet senior representatives from Facebook, LinkedIn, Uber and Google X. Show More Summary
Mainland China has devalued its currency for the third time in the past twelve months, in an attempt to mitigate the risks associated with a looming US Fed hike and boost its own international trade performance; however, the move bears more risks than benefits.
The last time an international trade agreement surfaced as a major issue in a presidential campaign was in 1992, when Ross Perot predicted that the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would create a "giant sucking sound" as jobs headed to Mexico. Show More Summary
The International Bluegrass Music Association is packing up and moving across town to a new headquarters on Gallatin Road in Nashville. The association has served as the primary trade organization for the bluegrass music industry for more than 30 years, starting in Owensboro, KY and in […]
The American political mood has darkened toward longtime alliances and international trade. For Asian allies, this means the U.S. might pivot away.
International trade of rhino horns is still banned, though illicit trade continues. South Africa has the world's largest rhino population; more than 1,000 were killed by poachers last year.
The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has released a report predicting the effect the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will have on the U.S. economy. In the past these reports have been skewed to promote trade agreements, with numbers that turned out to be much better than what actually happened. Even with this history of exaggerated promises […]
50 years after the beginning of modern container shipping in Germany, international trade is handled by 6,397 containerships, with a capacity of 21.1 million TEU.
The United Nations has declared 2016 to be the International Year of Pulses. Three years ago, as we celebrated the International Year of Quinoa, the original version of this post ran on June 24, 2013. It's part of Who Grows Our Food,...Show More Summary
International trade is a salient political issue in 2016. Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are grafting discontent in the electorate to dissatisfaction with the forces of globalization. Economic anxiety is surely part of the story. But campaign rhetoric about trade — and in particular, the way the...
The trading branch of the South Korean firm LG, LG International Corporation, has signed a new tentative agreement with the government of Iran that will see the two cooperate for the development of electric vehicles and associated infrastructure, according to recent reports. Show More Summary
International trade deals have benefited American consumers to the tune of billions of dollars in savings and benefits.
Holland has a centuries-old legacy of international trade, excellence in logistics, open-mindedness and free-thinking. Now it’s assuming a leadership role in innovation, becoming a top location in Europe for tech startups in record time. And it's open for business..
By Lambert Strether of Corrente. As usual, readers, I found too much of interest, and so I’ll add more UPDATEs in the next few minutes. TTP/TTiP/TISA “[U.S. International Trade Commission ] (USITC) modeling exercises in the past have not been good predictors of the outcomes of trade deals. For example, their models failed to project […]
This week, the U.S. International Trade Commission published a damning report about the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade and economic agreement between the United States and 11 other countries. The report predicts the TPP will increase the job-killing U.S. trade deficit by a whopping $21.7 billion.
Earlier this month, I appeared before the Standing Committee on International Trade alongside Jim Balsillie to discuss the TPP. My opening statement can be found here and a full transcript of the session here. A second panel of Barry Sookman and Lawrence Herman followed to support the TPP. Show More Summary