China

China

01 Oct 2014
Two indices show Chinese manufacturing production rose in September at a time that factories would normally be powering down as demand to fill Western holiday orders wanes.
30 Sep 2014
Nearly $300 million in subsidies were given to four Chinese ship lines today, as the Chinese government begins to roll out parts of a six-year plan to update its shipping industry.
30 Sep 2014
The world’s top integrators are waiting to see how the recent ruling by China’s State Council to liberalize domestic package delivery will play out across the multibillion dollar market dominated by a multitude of small low-cost operators.
29 Sep 2014
Chinese President Xi Jingping on Friday invited the strong Spanish construction sector to help build a planned freight line connecting eastern China and Spain.
Drewry benchmark chart
24 Sep 2014
Three straight weeks of major spot rate drops have pushed trans-Pacific rates below $2,000 per container for the first time in seven weeks.
23 Sep 2014
The U.S. Commerce Department set duties on 53-foot dry intermodal containers from China after a preliminary determination concluded manufacturers received unfair subsidies from the Chinese government
23 Sep 2014
New export orders saw China factory output increasing in September as the mainland manufacturing sector continued to expand, reaching a two-month high and raising expectations that inventory building could see export growth into the fourth quarter.
23 Sep 2014
China’s logistics industry is expected to show double-digit growth over the next five years, continuing a trend of 21 percent compound annual growth since 1991 and driven by rising online shopping and a growing trend of outsourcing non-core activities.
22 Sep 2014
Shanghai may be the busiest container port in the world, but almost half the boxes that cross its wharves every year are first carried down the mighty Yangtze River from manufacturing hubs deep inland.
20 Sep 2014
China’s Ministry of Environmental Protection is considering new regulations that would put provincial authorities in charge of approving wastepaper imports that the ministry now regulates.
19 Sep 2014
India and China signed 16 memorandums of understanding, including a five-year trade and economic cooperation plan, in a major attempt to address the growing trade imbalance between the two countries.