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The Port of Los Angeles. AI tools are helping many organizations simplify trade-data analysis in ways that may help smooth cross-border commerce.
BUSINESS / Tech
Sep 3, 2023
AI fused with trade data may smooth clunky supply chains
Technology may soon sort through hundreds of millions of shipment records and error-prone datasets in a fraction of the time it takes today.
Pedestrians passing anti-tank obstacles in Odesa, Ukraine, on Thursday
WORLD
Jul 30, 2023
U.S. pressures Russia war smugglers after army’s run on chips
A chip ban is aimed at curbing Russia’s production of drones and precision missiles that rely on components that are largely manufactured in Taiwan.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 4, 2023
Beijing takes the trade fight to Europe, targeting the green transition
China is the largest producer of the two minerals that are crucial to the semiconductor, telecommunications and electric-vehicle industries.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 1, 2023
Tech to drive job changes for quarter of all workers over five years
Global labor markets are poised for a new era of turbulence as technologies like artificial intelligence accelerate the decline of clerical work.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Mar 2, 2022
Shocks from outbreak of war ripple across one of the world’s busiest trade lanes
Beyond the devastating human toll, the war threatens higher costs for fuel, grain, industrial metals and other raw materials used in Asian-made consumer goods headed for Europe and beyond.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC / Politics
Oct 8, 2021
South Korea ‘seriously’ looking to join CPTPP following China bid
Applications by neighbors has created urgency for Seoul to decide if they want to be involved in the 11-country trade deal.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Sep 22, 2021
Taiwan applies to join Pacific trade deal just days after China
Taiwan already has free trade deals with two of the members — New Zealand and Singapore — and has been working toward joining the trade agreement for years.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 16, 2021
Biden wrings a plan out of a reluctant Europe to stand up to China
A deal on aircraft subsidies includes a commitment for the U.S. and the EU to tackle practices that could threaten Boeing Co. and its European rival Airbus SE.

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