News tagged with global trade

Taiwan tech industry faces up to Samsung

Taiwanese companies have long viewed tech giant Samsung as a major threat and the battle has recently appeared to tilt in favor of the South Korean rival as Taiwan's smartphone, memory chip and display panel makers suffered ...

dateApr 17, 2013 in Business
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UN says Asian tech exports far outpace US

(AP) -- Asia is now exporting two-thirds of the world's mobile phones, personal computers, digital televisions and other high-tech goods for information and communications, in a significant shift in world trade accentuated ...

dateFeb 02, 2011 in Business
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Unraveling the complex web of global food trade

Growing global trade is critically important for providing food when and where it's needed—but it makes it harder to link the benefits of food and the environmental burden of its production. A study published this week ...

dateFeb 11, 2015 in Environment
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International ban on polar bear trade rejected

A major meeting of governments on threats to endangered species on Thursday rejected a ban on international trade in polar bears amid fears it would distract from the bigger threat of global warming.

dateMar 07, 2013 in Ecology
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