Economy Watch

Julian Thomas, CEO of Hamburg Sud in the East Coast of South America, said the first-quarter figures are “impressive indeed.”

The seven zones have a total combined size double that of China’s four existing FTZs.

Indices measuring the health of Japan’s import and export container trade improved in the first quarter.

HSH Nordbank booked a loss provision of 2 billion euros for loans to its struggling shipping clients.

The fourth-quarter performance might be a blip, but there are plenty of indicators it isn't.

China’s container ports got off to a strong start in 2017.

Traffic began to take off in the second half of the year.

A gradual return to more open domestic and international trade policies provided a small spark to the Brazilian economy in late 2016 and boosts carrier optimism.

Strong consumer demand driving double-digit growth in imports.

US spot truckload rates jump as volumes rise 17 percent in the first week of March.