March 2004
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);3/22/2004, Vol. 5 Issue 12, p10
Presents news briefs related to commerce in the U. S. as of March 2004. Efforts of container shipping lines operating from the U. S. to Asia to raise the rates for wastepaper; Need for a speedy implementation of the International Maritime Organization's security rules to fight terrorism according to Efthimios E. Mitropoulos, secretary general of the International Maritime Organization; Defense given by Asa Hutchison, Department of Homeland Security's undersecretary of border and transportation security regarding rail-security funding in view of the terrorist attacks in Spain.


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