China

China

02 Jun 2015
China's Shanghai International Port Group late last week inked a deal with Israeli port authorities, obtaining the right to run the new Haifa port in northern Israel for 25 years.
13 May 2015
U.S. shippers will likely see even higher domestic intermodal rail prices if the International Trade Commission rules against the Chinese manufacturers of 53-foot containers at the end of the month.
12 May 2015
Australia’s wine exports to China rose 20 percent in the 12 months ending March as China continued to shrug off austerity measures imposed in 2013 as part of Beijing’s corruption crackdown.
12 May 2015
The benefits of shipping through the Shanghai Free Trade Zone are starting to become apparent more than two years after Beijing first launched the pilot project.
10 May 2015
China recorded grim April trade figures with imports plunging by 16.2 percent and exports falling 6.4 percent, according to the latest official data released at the weekend.
06 May 2015
The speed to market requirement of online shopping means cross-border e-commerce has always relied on air transport, but easing import regulations at Shanghai’s free trade zone is allowing container shipping lines to participate in the fast growing sector.
06 May 2015
Saying that predictions of 20 percent over-capacity on all-water services to the East Coast this year “were based on faulty assumptions,” a carrier discussion agreement in the eastbound Pacific is recommending two general rate increases and a peak season surcharge.
06 May 2015
Container lines hoping to see freight rate increases supported by a significant rise in export orders will be disappointed by data emerging from the giant Canton Fair in Guangzhou as transaction volumes, numbers of visitors and value of deals were all down compared to last year’s event.
05 May 2015
Freighter operator Cargolux has launched a new twice-weekly air service between Chicago and Zhengzhou, China.
05 May 2015
The export growth rate of emerging markets in the last 20 years will not be seen in the next two decades as rising wages make outsourcing less attractive and new technologies such as 3D printing start to gain more traction, according to researchers.
05 May 2015
There is little sign of China’s factories ramping up production for the mid-June start of the peak ocean shipping season as factory activity stumbles to its lowest level in a year.