China

China

Footwear
23 Oct 2014
Footwear importers last year paid $2.5 billion in duties, which are meant at least in part to protect domestic producers from low-cost imports, but in reality footwear accounts for a tiny percentage of U.S. jobs.
08 Oct 2014
Yusen Logistics China opened a warehouse in Guangzhou to tap into anticipated growth in demand from the fast-growing domestic consumer products market
08 Oct 2014
Under new management, Omnitracs eyes international opportunities as global demand for fleet telematics technology grows.
08 Oct 2014
OOCL and Yang Ming Line have upgraded their joint China-Pakistan Express (CPX) Service with the addition of a new call at Port Kelang, Malaysia, on the eastbound leg.
07 Oct 2014
Based on vessel arrival delays at the two ports in the last 12 months, Shenzhen performed better than Hong Kong with shorter average delays across all vessel sizes, said CargoSmart, a logistics software firm.
07 Oct 2014
The Chinese government unveiled a six-year plan to develop the nation’s infrastructure and capacity, including a strategy to double the size of the port of Tianjin, in order to boost import and export flows and modernize its domestic supply chain.
Expansion of Zarubino port
07 Oct 2014
In cooperation with the Chinese government, Russian port logistics company Summa Group plans to complete a $100 million expansion of the Russian port of Zarubino in 2018, offering shippers better access to and from Northeast Asia.
06 Oct 2014
Bigger ships, and more of them, will be soon be able to call at the port of Tianjin after the Chinese government approved a plan to open up a larger portion of the port's waters to foreign cargo ships and add beths.
05 Oct 2014
The Shenzhen government could pay nearly all of the extra costs associated with switching to low-sulfur fuel while at berth in the city’s port as a result of a new government-sanctioned program.
Wooden bedroom furniture
03 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of wooden bedroom furniture by dollar value have increased for four consecutive quarters, driven by an ongoing recovery in the real estate market and falling national unemployment numbers...
03 Oct 2014
A coalition of soybean exporters urged the U.S. freight transportation industry Friday to invest in infrastructure, equipment and process improvements to maintain the role of the American farmer as the world’s preeminent supplier of soybeans.