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.
International Trade Policy
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.
28 Jan 2014
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...
26 Aug 2013
Shanghai has won approval from China’s State Council to set up a p
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.
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.
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.
24 Jul 2013
As the first quarter drew to a close, 2013 was shaping up as a year of paradoxes....
10 Jul 2013
Kunio Mikuriya, secretary general of the World Customs Organization; Raymond Benjamin, secretary general of the International Civil Aviation Organization; and Koji Sekimizu, secretary general of the International Maritime Organization, have discussed increasing collaboration.
26 Jun 2013
Beginning July 1, India’s customs clearance of all export goods will take place on a 24/7 basis at four air cargo complexes (airports) in Bangalore, Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai.
03 Jun 2013
The Australian Trade Commission will open an office in Yangon, Myanmar, on June 6.