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Containerized ocean imports to the U.S. surged 19.3 percent year-over-year in September, while containerized ocean exports from the U.S. slumped 13.0 percent.
19 Oct 2014
U.S. imports of ocean containers reached a record high in September, as retailers expect a robust holiday season, but exports continued to decline from soft global demand, making 2014 so far the worst year for container exports in the past four years.
15 Sep 2014
Strong air cargo traffic out of Asia continued to lift Cathay Pacific volumes with August figures soaring almost 20 percent year-over-year and the Apple iPhone 6 launch expected to keep traffic high through September.
14 Sep 2014
An estimated 300,000 40-foot reefer containers are expected to be added to the global fleet by 2018 as strong demand for perishables drives the business and improving technology enables their long distance transport.
12 Sep 2014
Weak global demand is hurting U.S. containerized exports, while a reviving U.S. economy is aiding imports. A larger long-term trade imbalance is the likely result, Cass says.
Nicaragua Canal route map
11 Sep 2014
Construction on the controversial Nicaragua Canal will begin in December, a member of the Nicaragua Grand Canal Commission has confirmed.
11 Sep 2014
The Kremlin has approved Russian Railways’ financial contribution to an intermodal joint venture with the state railroads of neighboring Belarus and Kazakhstan...
11 Sep 2014
China’s logistics property investment is continuing at a rapid pace as retailers sign leases for specialised distribution centres to support their mainland expansion plans.
10 Sep 2014
China reported a record trade surplus in August, as imports unexpectedly fell amid a "mild" domestic slowdown while exports shot up on stronger global demand.
09 Sep 2014
Mexico and China are gaining a larger share of the U.S.
08 Sep 2014
The Civil Aviation Administration of China said it plans on liberalizing its air cargo market, but it’s not clear whether China will allow more foreign carriers to operate domestically.
07 Sep 2014
Container throughput at China’s top ports rose 7.2 percent in August as both foreign and domestic trade accelerated, with the Pearl River Delta terminals bucking a recent trend to record the fastest growth this year.