China

China

24 Dec 2014
Fresh food is fast becoming the next e-commerce frontier in China, and the country-wide demand is driving the expansion of cold chain logistics in the mainland that has been a weak point for years.
12 Nov 2014
Tougher Chinese regulations on imported wastepaper shipments helped drive down U.S. containerized exports in September.
12 Nov 2014
The millions of products ordered online in China during the November 11 “Singles Day” will have to be delivered across mainland China in the next couple of weeks, placing intense pressure on distribution networks in the country.
09 Nov 2014
China’s exports during October continued to show solid growth compared to the same month last year, but comparisons for November and December are set to be complicated by the chronic over-reporting of mainland exports to Hong Kong late last year to evade currency controls.
07 Nov 2014
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard Lidinsky called for global regulation of container shipping alliances today.
06 Nov 2014
Throughput at China’s major ports continued to show strong growth in October, rising 6.1 percent year-over-year in support of the robust U.S. economy and a steady increase in foreign trade.
05 Nov 2014
Jittery shareholders of China logistics operator Sinotrans frantically off-loaded shares following mainland media reports that its subsidiaries were involved in making multiple pledges of the same inventory as loan collateral.
Maersk container ship
05 Nov 2014
Chinese regulators will closely monitoring the vessel-sharing agreement between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co., and the so-called 2M faces additional scrutiny if the duo doesn’t reduce their market share on Chinese trade routes to 30 percent.
People have their temperature taken at Canton Fair on Oct. 30.
05 Nov 2014
If China’s largest trade show, the Canton Fair, is a true barometer of how the mainland’s export performance will shape up in the next six months, the signs are not positive.
04 Nov 2014
S.F. Express, one of China’s largest express logistics companies, plans further overseas expansion, and is targeting Europe, a company official said.
Red delicious apples
04 Nov 2014
China has lifted its suspension on Red and Golden Delicious apple imports from Washington state, giving apple shippers an opening to move their record crop to a new market as domestic transport capacity tightens.