International Trade Policy

International Trade Policy

Euromaidan protesters in Kiev, Ukraine in January 2014.
12 Mar 2014
The European Commission has adopted a proposal to temporarily remove customs duties on Ukrainian exports to the European Union until Nov. 1, 2014...
Frederick W. Smith, chairman, president and CEO of FedEx, speaking at the JOC's TPM conference in Long Beach, Calif.
04 Mar 2014
In a keynote speech delivered March 3 at the JOC’s 14th annual TPM conference, Frederick W. Smith, the chairman, president and CEO of global transport operator FedEx, condemned the increase in trade barriers in the wake of the Great Recession of 2008-9.
Fred Smith of FedEx
03 Mar 2014
LONG BEACH, Calif. — A rising tide of protectionism, combined with “low-growth” policies, is impeding the global economic recovery and could threaten historic levels of prosperity, Frederick W. Smith, the chairman, president and CEO of global transport operator FedEx, said today.
ICAO Council President Roberto Kobeh González (second from right), 38th Assembly President Michel Wachenheim of France (third from right) and ICAO Secretary General Raymond Benjamin (top left) are congratulated by delegates and ICAO officials upon the conclusion of the 38th ICAO assembly.
07 Oct 2013
The United Nations International Civil Aviation Organization’s member states have agreed to develop a global market-based measure for international aviation on climate change...
14 Aug 2013
The National Industrial Transportation League is asking the federal government to find out how China’s recently implemented value-added tax on freight transportation relates to international cargo movements.
India trade, economy, currency
05 Aug 2013
India has adopted policies favoring its own companies in industries such as clean energy, technology and medical devices. It has also imposed tariffs and local content requirements, and denied and revoked patents, according to an official at the National Association of Manufacturers.
Wine barrels
24 Jul 2013
China’s disputes with the EU and U.S. over solar panel exports are now having a tangible impact on trade volumes.
MOL Comfort. Photo courtesy gCaptain.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....