Asia

16 Jan 2017
India’s merchandise exports increased for the fourth month in a row in December
16 Mar 2015
Cathay Pacific and sister carrier Dragonair carried almost 30 percent more cargo in February than during the same month last year as the Hong Kong-based airlines added capacity to cope with the lunar new year surge in demand.
16 Mar 2015
The threatened nationwide India port strike is off after the country’s shipping minister promised not to privatise major ports, enabling labor board officials and dockworker union leaders to reach a tentative agreement.
13 Mar 2015
U.S. shippers importing goods from Asia to the West Coast are paying more in the spot market for ocean shipping but getting worse service in return, a function of carriers’ pricing power gained from strong demand and the effects of the congestion.
13 Mar 2015
An agreement between Indian dockworker union leaders and labor board officials was reached late Friday, averting a threatened indefinite nationwide strike that would have seriously disrupted operations at the country’s major ports.
13 Mar 2015
APL Logistics will establish a regional consolidation hub for South Asia in Sri Lanka by the second half of 2015, the Singapore-based forwarder has announced.
13 Mar 2015
Freight rates fell on all major east-west trades this week with Asia-Europe recording $708 per TEU, its lowest level in almost 18 months, according to the latest reading of the Shanghai Containerised Freight Index (SCFI).
12 Mar 2015
India’s shipping minister, Nitin Gadkari, met with union leaders Thursday in an attempt to avert a threatened indefinite strike by dockworkers that could cripple major port operations.
U.S. and India flags
12 Mar 2015
India’s two-way trade with the U.S. totaled about $54 billion in the first 10 months of fiscal year 2014-15, which ends this month.
11 Mar 2015
The behavior of a handful of mega shippers in China completely defines the market, and any analysis of imports and exports must take this into account, advised Seabury Group managing director Gert-Jan Jansen.
11 Mar 2015
Global trade management company Amber Road adds new sourcing and manufacturing capabilities by acquiring Hong Kong-based ecVision.