Asia

29 Sep 2016
The Mercosur trade bloc of Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela are all set to increase their food exports to Russia this year.
27 Jan 2015
Leading container shipping groups are under fire from a safe shipbreaking campaign group for continuing to send vessels to "sub-standard" beach demolition yards on the Indian sub-continent.
27 Jan 2015
Congestion on the West Coast, which has led to delays of one to three weeks on nearly all trans-Pacific services, has led carriers to inject significant additional tonnage into the trans-Pacific to maintain a semblance of schedule reliability, Alphaliner said.
27 Jan 2015
Gati Ltd., India’s leading express distribution and supply chain solutions provider, on Tuesday said the growth of e-commerce helped increase net earnings by 60 percent in its third fiscal quarter, which ended on Dec. 31.
27 Jan 2015
In a sea change in Asia-Pacific trade among the world’s three largest economies, the United States retained its status as Japan’s biggest export market for the second year in a row in 2014, edging out China.
26 Jan 2015
China is the main battleground for the world’s four mega shipping alliances, that collectively depart from 10 mainland ports every week to North Europe in 74 weekly voyages, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
26 Jan 2015
As the service contracting season in the eastbound trans-Pacific gears up, internal tensions within many large shipper organizations between a procurement and a logistics mentality will once again play out as contracts totaling billions of dollars are negotiated and signed between now and May 1. But procurement is slowly losing out.
26 Jan 2015
Cargo volumes at non-major, also known as minor, ports in India expanded at nearly three times the pace of “major” ports owned by the federal government, reflecting rerouting of traffic to avoid ongoing congestion problems at major ports.
26 Jan 2015
Hong Kong Air Cargo Terminals Ltd. (Hactl) ended a solid 2014 by recording its strongest quarter of the year as Asia’s air freight sector continued its robust recovery.
Cosco container ship at Prince Rupert
26 Jan 2015
China’s largest shipping company, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co., sailed back to profit in 2014 after three loss-making years, according to mainland media.
26 Jan 2015
The development of Oman’s Sohar Port and Freezone and its links to the Arabian Peninsula and Gulf nations have placed the port city firmly on China’s radar as it works to build a “Maritime Silk Road” between Asia and Europe.