Asia

Asia

Shopping bags with U.S. and Japanese flags
24 Jul 2014
The United States retained its status as Japan’s biggest export market in the first half of 2014 after defeating rival China by a narrow margin.
DP World Jebel Ali terminal operation
24 Jul 2014
DP World’s container traffic increased 9.3 percent on a like-for-like basis in the first half of 2014.
24 Jul 2014
Malaysia’s Westports Holdings turned in an impressive first-half performance, with throughput rising 13 percent year-over-year and strong growth across all trade lanes.
23 Jul 2014
CMA CGM said it will reorganize the rotations of its ASAF and WAX lines to improve service between Asia and West Africa.
23 Jul 2014
Ship agents at India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru (Nhava Sheva) have expressed concern over a lack of effective measures by state-owned rail operator Container Corp. of India in clearing import backlogs that have reached “unprecedented” levels at the country’s biggest box gateway.
Air China Cargo
23 Jul 2014
The recent recovery in China’s air cargo exports could stall this month as flight cancellations and lengthy delays hit airports across China’s eastern seaboard where suspected military drills are wreaking havoc on commercial air space that is already in short supply.
The Drewry benchmark spot rate from Hong Kong to Los Angeles dropped $100 this week to $1,800 per FEU.
23 Jul 2014
With another week left before carriers in the trans-Pacific lanes attempt a general rate increase of $600 per 40-foot container, spot rates from Asia to the U.S. West Coast dropped once again.
Port of Kaohsiung, Taiwan
23 Jul 2014
Taiwan’s largest port, Kaohsiung, boasted its second-highest throughput on record in June as larger vessels called at the port and island trade showed strong growth.
22 Jul 2014
Japan and Mongolia have reached a bilateral free trade agreement aimed at eliminating import tariffs on most products tra
21 Jul 2014
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust has won approval from the Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry for Phase I of its long-pla
20 Jul 2014
The Indian government, looking to capitalize on the growing importance of cross-border trade, has finalized plans to star