Will Adler discovered the massive, 90-year-old saw blade that hangs in the entryway ofWill Leather Goods, the store he’s opening next week in NoLIta, on a hike with his wife in Webster, Ore. “Right by this beautiful waterfall, we spotted an old timber mill, and that’s where we found this,” he says. “We really wanted.. read more →

08 May 2014
May 8, 2014

China’s exports and imports rebound

China’s exports and imports rebounded in April, helping allay some fears about a slowdown in its economy. Exports rose 0.9% from a year earlier, after falling for two straight months. Shipments had dropped 6.6% in March and 18.1% in February. Imports grew 0.8% from a year ago, reversing the 11.3% decline in March. The data.. read more →

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30 Apr 2014
April 30, 2014

May Day Holiday

   Dear customers,         Please be noted that our company would have 3 days(1st to 3rd) holiday for May Day. There’s always work to do while the health is the foundation of life. So be sure to kick back and relax during the May Day Holiday. Bob   read more →

25 Apr 2014
April 25, 2014

U.S. Trade Agreements

In “This Time, Get Global Trade Right” (editorial, April 20), you lament that “America’s trade deficit has deepened, and the country has lost manufacturing jobs” and proceed to blame trade agreements like the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership. We disagree. According to the Commerce Department, the United States has run a trade surplus in manufactured goods with its 20.. read more →

The growth of global commerce will pick up speed this year and next, says the World Trade Organization. Trade will grow by a “modest” 4.7% this year and by 5.3% in 2015, says the WTO. Next year’s figure, if correct, would be in line with the average growth rate in world trade over the last.. read more →

China’s demand for gold is set to rise by about 20% over the next few years, the World Gold Council has estimated, as the population becomes more wealthy. The council estimates private sector demand for gold in China will rise to at least 1,350 tonnes by 2017. Chinese customers bought 1,132 tonnes of gold last.. read more →

14 Apr 2014
April 14, 2014

World Bank cuts China growth forecast

The World Bank has trimmed its growth forecast slightly for China, citing a “bumpy start to the year”. It now expects the Chinese economy to grow by 7.6% in 2014, down from its earlier projection of 7.7%. A slew of disappointing figures has triggered concerns of a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. However, the.. read more →

China’s exports and imports fell sharply in March, adding to recent indicators pointing to a slowdown in the world’s second-largest economy. The country’s exports fell by 6.6% in March when compared with the previous year. Imports dropped by 11.3% in the same month, when compared with the same time last year. This is the second.. read more →

09 Apr 2014
April 9, 2014

Japan and Australia agree trade deal

Japan and Australia have agreed a trade deal which will see them lower tariffs on imports of key products. Japan has agreed to lower duties on Australian beef and raise the duty-free quota on cheese – Australia’s biggest dairy export to Japan. Australia will cut tariffs on Japanese electronics, cars and white goods. The deal,.. read more →