China

China

27 Dec 2014
The Central American canal projects continue to generate questions over funding — where it will come from in the case of the proposed Nicaraguan plan, and where it is going in the Panama Canal upgrade.
11 Dec 2014
Growing domestic consumption in China has seen four companies expanding their Global Logistic Properties warehousing space by 700,000 square feet in six locations across the country.
10 Dec 2014
Twenty-one days after leaving the east China manufacturing city of Yiwu more than 8,000 miles away, a freight train carrying 40 containers arrived in the Spanish capital of Madrid this week, potentially opening yet another land bridge between China and Europe.
Vladivostok
08 Dec 2014
Russian has tapped Vladivostok as the country’s first “free” port, in an attempt to boost the Russian economy besieged by lower oil prices and sanctions from Western countries.
08 Dec 2014
Foreign container throughput at Pearl River Delta ports grew 12.8 percent in November, the highest monthly growth in more than two years and putting, according to data reported by Citi Research on Monday.
08 Dec 2014
Singapore-based Global Logistic Properties took a break from its rapid China expansion to partner with GIC in acquiring one of the largest logistics real estate portfolios in the US for $8.1 billion.
04 Dec 2014
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission said Wednesday that 15 trans-Pacific carriers have individually agreed to hold off on imposing U.S. West Coast port congestion surcharges until next year.
03 Dec 2014
Containerized imports of toys through U.S. ports have slipped in recent months but are poised to recover as demographic trends return to more normal patterns following the Great Recession.
03 Dec 2014
UTi Worldwide Inc. has created a strategic partnership with the largest auto logistics provider in China in a move that will position both companies for an expected increase in the exporting of finished vehicles to overseas markets.
02 Dec 2014
Low barriers to entry and soaring demand are stimulating fierce competition in China’s domestic courier business, but for half the companies in the market it will be a race to the bottom.
01 Dec 2014
A crushing defeat of Taiwan's ruling China-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) party at local elections late last week wasn’t enough to derail closer cross-strait trade links as Ningbo Port Group signed a cooperation agreement with the port-controlling Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC).