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US Trade Representative rejects Volvo and GM requests for tariff exemptions

2019-06-12T14:05:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

The United States Trade Representative (USTR) has turned down separate applications from Volvo and GM to be excluded from a 25% import duty on their Chinese-made SUVs.


New managers on board at Road & Rail

2019-06-12T13:53:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

Road & Rail Services, based in Kentucky, has appointed two new managers as the third-party logistics (3PL) provider works towards new commercial opportunities


Changan Ford fined for anti-competitive practice in China

2019-06-12T13:50:00+01:00By Steve Garnsey

China’s anti-trust regulator has ordered Changan Ford Automobile, the US carmaker’s 50:50 joint venture with Chongqing Changan Automobile, to pay a penalty of 162.8m yuan ($23.5m) for having restricted prices since 2013.

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OEMs look forward to continued trade between UK and South Korea

2019-06-12T13:16:00+01:00By Marcus Williams

The UK and South Korea are on the brink of formalising a free trade agreement (FTA) following the conclusion of discussions and the signing this week of a joint statement by the two countries


Volkswagen signs joint venture for assembly in Uzbekistan

2019-06-12T13:14:00+01:00By Vladislav Vorotnikov

Volkswagen Group’s division in Russia – Volkswagen Group Rus – has entered into a joint venture with the Uzbek state-owned corporation Uzavtosanoat to assemble cars in Uzbekistan.

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Simon Pitout
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DP World

Simon Pitout’s career spans over 20 years in the logistics, shipping and terminal industry. He joined DP World in 2008, initially as Commercial Director for DP World’s Middle East and Africa Regions, before being appointed as Vice President, Commercial in 2012. Previously, he held roles at Maersk Line South Africa ...

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