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Hong Kong

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: HONG KONG FOREIGN TRADE BARRIERS 203 TRADE SUMMARY. The U.S. trade surplus with Hong Kong was $4.7 billion in 2003, versus $3.3 billion in 2002. U.S. goods exports in 2003 were $13.5 billion, compared to $12.6 billion for 2002. Corresponding U.S. imports from Hong Kong in 2003 were $8.9 billion, versus $9.3 billion for 2002. Hong Kong is currently the 13th largest export market for U.S. goods.

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Trade Facts

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: APEC Ministers Agree on WTO Tariff-Cutting Formula for Industrial Goods; USTR Portman Visits China to discuss bilateral trade issues At the June 2-3 Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) meeting in Cheju, Korea, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Portman and Trade Ministers from the 20 other APEC economies unanimously endorsed a strong statement advancing an ambitious outcome to the WTO Doha negotiations and spurring further progress toward free and open trade ...

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Business Opportunities for Smes Turkey and Iraq Reconstruction Apr...

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: The U.S. Commercial Service of the U.S. Department of Commerce in cooperation with the Turkish American Council is pleased to announce Business Cooperation between American and Turkish Small and Medium Size Enterprises on April 5, 2004 at Ritz Carlton Hotel in Washington, D.C. Turkey, with a population of 66 million, is one of the largest nations in Europe and a traditional ally of the United States. The United States is Turkey?s second largest trading partner a...

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Healthcare Technologies Trade Mission

By: Bill Kutson

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: Join the U.S. Department of Commerce?s Healthcare Technologies Trade Mission to Brussels, Belgium and Amsterdam, The Netherlands February 9-13, 2004, and meet with prospective distributors, agents, and strategic alliance partners in these well developed medical markets! Targeted sectors include medical devices and supplies, diagnostics, and healthcare services. Brussels, Belgium: The value of the Belgian medical equipment market is estimated at over $1.26 billio...

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Census 2000 Block Data Summary File

By: Donald L. Evans

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Introduction: This chapter serves as a guide for data users to both the file and the technical documentation. Novice users trying to understand how to use the documentation and the file should read this chapter first. Please pay particular attention to the section titled Data Structure and Segmentation. This structure is a new approach for Census 2000. Census 2000 Redistricting Data Program Public Law (P.L.) 94-171, enacted in 1975, directs the U.S. Census Bureau to make...

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Addressing the Challenges of International Bribery and Fair Compet...

By: Donald L. Evans

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Executive Summary: This fifth annual report under the International Anti- Bribery and Fair Competition Act of 1998 (IAFCA) examines the progress that signatory countries have made in implementing and enforcing the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (Antibribery Convention). All 35 signatories have enacted legislation to implement the convention, an...

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Eyes of the Storm

By: Jake R. Bright

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: For most people, lightning never strikes twice in the same place. But if it does, Global Atmospherics, Inc. (GAI) will know when and where Around the World, GAI's lighting detection equipments is catching numerous lighting surges and is also telling us what time and location Tunisia's Ministry of Communications.

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United States Department of Agriculture a Business of Details Expo...

By: M. Elizabeth Gray

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Acknowledgements: The Authors are grateful to American President Lines, Ltd., Circle International, Inc., Suma Fruit International, WLH Group U.S.A., Inc., Center for Agricultural Business at CSU, Fresno, the California Agricultural Technology Institute at CSU., Fresno, J.E. Lowden & Co., and Firstar Bank for their assistance.

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U.S. Summary: 2000

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Find Business Contacts in Central America Without Leaving Your Off...

By: Louis Quay

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: To capitalize on opportunities for U.S. exporters stemming from the U.S.-Central America Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), the U.S. Department of Commerce will promote U.S. product literature at CAFTA Marketplace ? an official Catalog Exhibition in five markets covered by CAFTA, plus an additional stop in Panama. CAFTA Marketplace will showcase a range of U.S. products and services in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama. Participation...

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First Catalogue of Products Subject to Compulsory Certification

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: First Catalogue of Products Subject to Compulsory Certification. 1. Electrical wires and cables ( total 5 categories ) Cord sets, Flexible rubber-sheathed cables for mining purposes, Insulated cables (wires) for railway vehicles of rated voltage up to and including 3kV, Rubber insulated cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750V, Polyvinyl chloride insulated cables of rated voltages up to and including 450/750V.

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Ccr Central Contractor Registration Handbook September 2004

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Excerpt: Welcome to CCR Introduction. The Central Contractor Registration (CCR) is the primary vendor database for the U.S. Federal Government. The CCR collects, validates, stores and disseminates data in support of agency acquisition missions. Both current and potential government vendors are required to register in CCR in order to do be awarded contracts by the government. Vendors are required to complete a one-time registration to provide basic information relevant to...

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Ministry of Industry and Minerals-Chemical and Petrochemical Sector

By: Faris Taha Al-Ani

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Excerpt: Ministry of Industry & Minerals-Chemical & Petrochemical Sector Executive Summary. -- Industries: Petrochemicals, resins, fiberglass, phosphates, fertilizers, tires, chlorine and caustic soda, sulfur and sulfuric acid, paper, and batteries -- Factories: 25 production facilities -- -- Total revenue: $50,000,000 -- 2005 revenue: $150,000,000 (projected) Chemicals and petrochemicals could be a very profitable sector in Iraq. The Ministry is in the process of rehabi...

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Schedule Clii - People's Republic of China

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Excerpt: The final bound rate of duty, if differing from the bound rate at date of accession, will be implemented according to the date specified in the implementation column. The implementation column indicates the date, referring to 1 January of the year indicated, when the final bound rate will be achieved. Tariff reductions will be implemented according to the attached Staging Matrix in Annex Il. -- 2. For 4801.00, the variable duty shall be removed upon accession. -...

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2003 Report to Congress on China's Wto Compliance

By: Federal Trade Commission

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Executive Summary: Much has changed in the U.S.-China economic and trade relationship since China began negotiations to join the predecessor to the WTO, the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT), 17 years ago. In 1986, total U.S.-China trade was only $7.9 billion, and imports from China outpaced U.S. exports to China by $1.7 billion. In contrast, in 2003, total U.S.-China trade is projected to top $170 billion, with imports from China exceeding U.S. exports to Ch...

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The U.S. China Jcct: Outcomes

By: George W. Bush and Premier Wen

Export and Trade Government Reference Document:

Excerpt: Leveling the Playing Field. Structural Issues and Market Economy Status One of President Bush?s key goals in the trade arena is to ensure that the playing field is level, meaning that competition is determined by the market, rather than government intervention. In prior decisions, the Commerce Department has found that China does not yet qualify as a market economy under the U.S. antidumping law. In the case of China, the surest means to ensure that the playing ...

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Macau Business Guide 2004

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Excerpt: The protection of intellectual property rights remains a priority issue on the U.S.-Macau bilateral economic agenda. Macau?s progress since 1999 in strengthening IPR laws, tightening controls over DVD and VCD manufacturing, and stepping up street-level IPR enforcement resulted in Macau being removed from USTR?s 301 list in 2002. Macau?s new Customs Service worked with U.S. industry associations and maintained high tempo operations to combat piracy; for 2002, the...

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Dispute Avoidance and Dispute Resolution

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Excerpt: DISPUTE AVOIDANCE AND DISPUTE RESOLUTION. While conducting business in China, foreign companies occasionally find themselves embroiled in disputes with Chinese individuals, companies, or the Chinese Government. The number of cases involving the first two categories far exceeds those of the third. The best approach in dealing with individual disputes varies from case to case. Nevertheless, Department of Commerce (DOC) officials with extensive experience with such...

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China Environmental Technologies Export Market Plan

By: Wang Zhijia

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Acknowledgments: This report was prepared by Sinosphere, Inc., under contract to the Office of Environmental Technologies Industries of the U.S. Department of Commerce, International Trade Administration, with assistance from the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, Beijing. Conclusions and statements expressed in this report are those of the contractor and do not necessarily represent the views or policies of the U.S. Department of Commerce or the U.S. government.

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Water Supply and Wastewater Treatment Market in China

By: Federal Trade Commission

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Executive Summary: At present, China is encountering severe water shortages, resulting from both a large population and water pollution caused by rapid economic development with a minimal regard for environmental impacts. Although China significantly improved its water and wastewater infrastructure, with annual water supply at 549.7 billion cubic meters in 2002, there are still annual water shortages of 40 billion cubic meters. Accelerated urbanization and high-speed eco...

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