Asia

Asia

20 Apr 2015
Third-party logistics provider C.H. Robinson Worldwide has opened the doors at two new global forwarding offices: one in Ho Chi Minh City and another in Antwerp.
16 Apr 2015
In the first two months of 2015, Chinese exports by value to Hong Kong, its second-largest trading partner, fell 6.5 percent year-over-year, while outbound shipments to Japan, China’s third-biggest receive of its exports, slipped 0.4 percent in the same period, according to statistics from Global Trade Information Systems, a sister company of JOC.com within IHS Maritime & Trade.
Gateway Terminals India, at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust, also known as Nhava Sheva
16 Apr 2015
APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India in the Nhava Sheva port complex is waging an apparently unending battle with congestion that has now forced a temporary halt to gate-in of export cargo and import pickups, producing costly delays for shippers and transportation providers.
Yang Ming Line container ship
16 Apr 2015
Yang Ming Line, Wan Hai Lines, Pacific International Lines and Cosco Container Lines have jointly kicked off a new container service between the Far East and the Middle East.
16 Apr 2015
China’s west, central and northeast regions are witnessing the country’s fastest growth in logistics space as supply chains develop in response to the continued shift in manufacturing activity inland from the coast and the growth of lower-tier retail markets, according to real estate management firm JLL.
15 Apr 2015
Shippers and logistics providers using APM Terminals-operated Gateway Terminals India, or APMT Mumbai, are still facing delays because of bottlenecks related to rubber-tire gantry crane operations and gate activity, according to shipping sources in Nhava Sheva.
15 Apr 2015
Container throughput decline in Hong Kong plunged by double-digits in March when the port handled 13.5 percent fewer containers than during the same month last year, the government’s Port Development Council data shows.
15 Apr 2015
Cathay Pacific today became the latest airline to suspend the carriage of lithium ion batteries in bulk on both passenger and freighter aircraft until improved packing and shipping requirements can be developed.
15 Apr 2015
The rising cost of China labor is the most common reason producers of lower value goods give for shifting part of their production from the mainland to Southeast Asian countries, and a look at wage trends in the mainland reveals the extent to which the payroll has risen.
China: online shopping
15 Apr 2015
Within the massive growth of e-commerce in China is the rise of what is being called “bonded online shopping”, the cross-border element of online shopping via government approved websites that enables Chinese consumers to buy products from overseas at lower tax rates.
14 Apr 2015
A U.S. dollar in hyperdrive is helping exporters in some trading nations and setting the stage for a surge of U.S. imports.