Farmers in the US are pushing for Japan to join the 11-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership as a way to gain access to the world’s third-largest economy as automakers seek to exclude the Asian nation until it [...]
The Energy Department is reviewing 16 applications to build export terminals to ship supplies to countries that don’t have free-trade agreements with the U.S. Among the companies seeking to export gas are Sempra Energy (SRE) of San Diego and Dominion Resources Inc. (D) of Richmond, Virginia. Cheniere Energy Inc. (LNG) has won approval for a [...]
A proposed Pacific trade region may capture an additional $3 trillion in economic output after Canada and Mexico were invited to take part in talks with nine other nations.
A final deal that includes Canada and Mexico would create the U.S.’s largest trade accord, linking its North American Free Trade Agreement partners with eight Pacific-region [...]
The Obama administration hasn’t made a decision about adding Japan, Mexico and Canada to a Pacific-region trade accord being negotiated by nine nations, a top economic adviser to President Barack Obama said.
The Pacific agreement, a trade priority for Obama, includes Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the U.S. and Vietnam. Japan, Mexico, [...]
Hutchison Whampoa’s ports division boosted profits by 14 percent last year despite flat volume growth across its global terminal network.
Total revenue rose 12 percent in 2011 compared to a year earlier to HK$32.5 billion (US$4.2 billion), while earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization increased 14 percent to $1.5 billion on a like-for-like basis.
Japan will delay any decisions on whether to join negotiations toward a U.S.-led trans-Pacific free trade agreement under new economic policy guidelines the government adopted Tuesday.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement is a regional free trade initiative currently being negotiated among the U.S. and eight other Asia-Pacific countries — Australia, Brunei, Chile, Malaysia, New Zealand, Peru, [...]
Danish shipping group A.P. Moller Maersk has released details of the direction being taken by subsidiary Safmarine which it believes will open up an expanding market between Asia and Africa. With the recent delivery of the MV Safmarine Samba, the first of the six new Multi Purpose Vessels (MPV’s) that it ordered in August 2008, [...]
Malaysian Transport Minister Datuk Seri Ong Tee Keat, who is currently on two-day official visit to the Port of Los Angeles, has requested Japanese shipowner, Mitsui OSK Lines (MOL) to consider calling at Malaysian ports.
MOL recently announced a revised coverage on its Asia-East Coast South America Service (CSW), which does not include any Malaysian [...]
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