Asia

Asia

21 May 2015
Temporary duties placed on Chinese 53-foot domestic dry containers will be refunded after a U.S. trade commission ruled earlier this week that Chinese manufacturers did not have an unfair advantage over their North American competitors.
12 May 2015
U.S. shipment volumes and spending rose in April from March, but were down year-over-year, thanks to tough comparisons with a booming economy in 2014, Cass Information Systems said. The freight payment provider expects more growth ahead.
12 May 2015
Australia’s wine exports to China rose 20 percent in the 12 months ending March as China continued to shrug off austerity measures imposed in 2013 as part of Beijing’s corruption crackdown.
12 May 2015
Global logistics provider Dachser grew its Asia-Pacific ocean freight by 20 percent in a solid first quarter as the company expanded its regional network.
12 May 2015
The benefits of shipping through the Shanghai Free Trade Zone are starting to become apparent more than two years after Beijing first launched the pilot project.
11 May 2015
Strong gains in chemical manufacturing make chemicals hauler Quality Distribution an attractive acquisition target for a private equity firm such as Apax Partners. Expect Apax to help fuel Quality's expansion through additional acquisitions.
11 May 2015
Logistics providers in India’s Nhava Sheva Port complex reported a “system outage” temporarily disrupted truck traffic at Jawaharlal Nehru Container Terminal Sunday late afternoon, adding to inland infrastructure woes that had already been building there in the past year.
11 May 2015
Zim has launched a new service between Asia and South America, soon to be followed by its debut on the Asia-U.S. East Coast route via Suez, as the financially revamped Israeli carrier seeks to expand its cargo base on core trades.
11 May 2015
Indian Railways is beefing up its cold chain portfolio by building a network of temperature-controlled warehouse and dist
11 May 2015
A major shake-up of Asia-East Coast South America container shipping services is on the cards as the current consortium agreements expire at the end of June, even as a resurgence of the trade battles to lift rates in the oversupplied market.
10 May 2015
Potato prices in South Korea more than doubled in April from a year earlier as importers struggle to match insatiable consumer appetite for honey flavored potato chips.