April 24, 2014

Chinese manufacturers grapple with brand-building

As the world’s second largest economy loses its labor force competitiveness, Chinese manufactures are grappling with how to become more productive and establish themselves as international brands. “China is widely known as a powerhouse of manufacturing, but there is still a long path for it to create the image of many branded names,” said Zhang […]

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April 18, 2014

Chinese firms face trust deficit

A previous report by Edelman concluded that in developed markets, the most common perception of China-based corporations is they lack transparency and openness. Developed market respondents also think Chinese companies have failed to produce high-quality products and haven’t acted responsibly in a crisis. “Although respondents in different markets identify similar criteria as components for building […]

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April 15, 2014

US bans more products from India’s Ranbaxy

The US has banned India’s largest drugmaker Ranbaxy from producing and distributing drugs for the US market from its Toansa facility in Punjab. The US drug regulator said there had been “significant” manufacturing violations at the facility. It alleged that staff had retested materials after those items had failed initial tests “in order to produce […]

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April 11, 2014

Mexico is the second biggest trade partner of Guatemala

The close geography, similar consumption habit, common language and bilateral trade agreement make Mexico replace El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua to be the second largest trade partner of Guatemala after America. According to the statistic of commercial department of Guatemala, from 2000 to 2012, bilateral trade between Mexico and Guatemala grows 267%. There were a […]

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April 8, 2014

China was still the largest trading partner of Russia in previous months

The date shows that the trade volume between China and Russia has the year-on-year growth of 4.1% in previous two months, and china was still the biggest trade partner of Russia at present. The trade volume between China and Russia from January to February was 13.92 billion dollars, which accounted for 12% of the total […]

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April 6, 2014

Audi reports record Q1 sales in China

German car producer Audi AG reached the best first quarter of its history in China, Audi said Friday in a statement. A total of 124,520 Audi automobiles sold in the first quarter on the Chinese market, up 21.1 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the statement. In addition, the models produced […]

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April 2, 2014

Korea releases the trade figure of February

Korean central bank released figure on March 31 that South Korea’s current account surplus in February was $4.52 billion. Among them, the goods account surplus rose to $5.43 billion, an year-on-year increase of $1.06 billion; Although intellectual property account deficits expanded, thanks to the improvement in tourism and other trade accounts, service account deficit narrowed […]

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March 30, 2014

JAPIT celebrated the 60th anniversary

Several days ago, as a member of China-Japan friendly seven groups, JAPIT celebrates the 60th university in Tokyo. More than one hundred guests attended the celebration, such as Chinese ambassador to Japan Cheng Yonghua and Japanese foreign minister Fumio Kishida. JAPIT’s current President and former president of Japanese House of Representatives Yohei Kono said in […]

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March 21, 2014

Masses of shoe factories in Brazil may stop production

The latest date of Brazil’s Industry and Trade department shows that the export volume of Brazil’s leather in 2013 reaches 2.5 billion dollars, and it hits a record high. It is estimated the export volume of Brazil’s leather in February 2014 will reach 0.248 billion, a growth of 31.3%. In order to improve trade surplus, […]

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March 17, 2014

Indonesia Trade Department revises the export regulations of Tin products

The chief of Commodity Futures Trading Commission in Indonesia trade department Zhu Naidi said at tin products exhibition in Indonesia in 2014, Trade Department published 2013 No. 32 minister rule in last August. It regulates that all exports about tin ingots were accommodated to trading platform. That is to trade and do export management by […]

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