Asia

17 Jan 2017
French line CMA CGM has followed through on its commitment to making Singapore its Asian hub with the opening of a regional operations centre in the city-state.
15 Apr 2015
Cathay Pacific today became the latest airline to suspend the carriage of all lithium 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.
14 Apr 2015
Africa may be the future frontier for apparel sourcing, but with infrastructure and industry on the continent still lacking, apparel manufacturers say they’re staying put in Southeast Asia for the time being.
14 Apr 2015
A major Tokyo-based research firm has slightly upgraded its outlook for Japanese container trade in fiscal 2015, which started on April 1, citing faster growth in exports than previously thought amid a moderate recovery in the global economy.
13 Apr 2015
Spot rates and volume from China to the U.S. East Coast continued to rise through March, signs that West Coast congestion is still driving cargo owners to other ports.
13 Apr 2015
APL is reorganizing the port rotation of its intra-Asia service — West Asia Express, or WAX — effective this month.
13 Apr 2015
The days of rapid container terminal growth in China are over and the port business has entered a more “normal” stage of its development, according to Qingdao Port Chairman Zheng Minghui.