China

China

28 Aug 2015
A senior transportation official in Tianjin, China was found dead Wednesday after falling from his office.
17 Aug 2015
Cosco and China Shipping said Monday that they were discussing a “material event,” widely believed to be a merger, and would extend the trading halt on Hong Kong and Shanghai exchanges that has been in force since August 10.
14 Aug 2015
Container operations at the Port of Tianjin are returning to normal after two explosions rocked the 10th largest global container port and the main gateway serving Beijing.
13 Aug 2015
Shippers looking to use rail between Europe and China have another option to consider as companies continue to
13 Aug 2015
Operations at two container terminals in the port of Tianjin have been suspended following the massive blast at a dangerous goods warehouse that has reportedly killed more than 40 people and injured hundreds.
12 Aug 2015
An enormous explosion said to have injured hundreds and been felt 10 kilometers away from the epicenter has been blamed on a container held at a terminal in the Binhai New Area, Tianjin, China, according to Chinese news report.
12 Aug 2015
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has reached a key milestone in its Asia strategy with the launch of a time-saving truck service between Kunming, the capital city of Yunnan province in southern China, and Bangkok, Thailand’s capital.
12 Aug 2015
Trading of the eight listed units of Cosco and China Shipping on the Shanghai, Shenzhen and Hong Kong Exchanges has been suspended all week in preparation of a joint announcement by the giant state-owned carriers that is widely expected to be news of a merger.
12 Aug 2015
China’s currency has now fallen 3.5 percent in two days after the central bank on Tuesday triggered the yuan’s greatest one-day decline in 20 years, and it is expected to fall further as the country struggles to reverse a sharp drop in trade recorded in July.
07 Aug 2015
The rumor that China’s two main shipping lines, Cosco and China Shipping, planned to merge was again wreaking havoc with the financial markets today as stock prices for the state-owned companies soared enough to lead to a trading halt.
07 Aug 2015
The growth of e-commerce in China’s rural areas is outpacing that in major cities with Alibaba Group estimating the potential market in the countryside could be as much as $70 billion by next year.