The challenges are abundant for second-tier suppliers moving west into China’s interior, a massive region rife with cheap labor but lacking necessary infrastructure and reliable transportation.
26 Jan 2015
HONG KONG — An estimated 10 million square feet of warehousing space will be completed in the Shanghai area this year, wi
22 Jan 2015
An Asia food inspection specialist has highlighted the enormous task facing China in improving its quality controls as the fragmented food production industry regularly generates high profile scandals
22 Jan 2015
Australian wine exports to China have almost recovered to levels recorded before Beijing’s austerity measures severely dented volumes, according to data released by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority.
21 Jan 2015
Total container throughput at China’s top 20 ports reached 175 million TEUs in 2014, an increase of 5.3 percent over the previous year as solid exports to the U.S. helped drive up the cargo numbers.
19 Jan 2015
Hong Kong port ended a year it would rather forget with annual container throughput falling for a third consecutive time, registering 22.2 million TEUs in 2014 that was down 0.3 percent on the previous year's numbers.
17 Jan 2015
Maersk subsidiary MCC Transport and China Shipping Container Line (CSCL) will both launch direct services between China and Myanmar on Jan. 24 to capitalize on growing trade between the two Asian nations.
16 Jan 2015
U.S. footwear import data have revealed the extent of the shift in sourcing that last year saw manufacturers steadily expanding production in Vietnam at the direct expense of China’s market share.
15 Jan 2015
Cathay Pacific and its sister airline Dragonair carried 1.72 million tons of cargo during 2014, a 12 percent increase over the previous year as the strong second half performance continued into December.
13 Jan 2015
China’s exports in 2014 recorded the second slowest growth since the country joined the World Trade Organisation in 2001, rising just 6.1percent as overall trade growth for the year slumped to 3.4 percent.
13 Jan 2015
Challenges remain for second-tier suppliers of major manufacturers in China’s inland production centres more than 14 years after the Go West policy was introduced to shift factories away from the wealthier coastal areas and boost the economies of its poorer central provinces.