China

China

02 Mar 2015
The challenges are abundant for second-tier suppliers moving west into China’s interior, a massive region rife with cheap labor but lacking necessary infrastructure and reliable transportation.
12 Jan 2015
The Chinese government said it will ban imports of U.S. poultry and egg products because of recent detections of highly pathogenic avian influenza in backyard poultry and wild birds in the Pacific Northwest.
12 Jan 2015
Global Logistic Properties has signed new lease agreements in China for 1.1 million square feet in the past two weeks as the Singapore-listed developer continues to expand its distribution and e-commerce network in the country.
09 Jan 2015
Spot freight rates on the major east-west trades were predictably weak in the first full week of the year with demand dropping off before the Chinese New Year peak period begins later this month.
08 Jan 2015
Record December throughput took Shanghai Pudong International Airport Cargo Terminal Ltd. (Pactl) past its annual 2014 target of 1.45 million tons as healthy demand kept air freight flowing through China’s busiest airport.
08 Jan 2015
China Cosco Holdings continued its aggressive scrapping programme, disposing 17 vessels in the last quarter of 2014 for $50 million.
08 Jan 2015
Asia forwarders are preparing for a busy first quarter with a six-week sweet spot between the western year end and a late Chinese New Year expected to drive up cargo volumes being shipped out before the mainland's most important holiday.
06 Jan 2015
China’s top seven ports handled 118.4 million 20-foot container in 2014, up almost 6 percent on the previous year as foreign trade kept throughput growth in solid positive territory for every month during the year.
05 Jan 2015
Another two high-ranking China Southern Airlines executives have been axed on suspicion of “job related crime” following investigations by the state owned carrier’s parent company.
05 Jan 2015
Kerry Logistics Network’s acquisition drive has continued into the new year, as the company added majority stakes in two Canadian forwarding companies barely a week after acquiring a Dubai-based logistics operator.
05 Jan 2015
Cargolux management and the Luxembourg labor unions continue to be locked in a stalemate, unable to reach a collective work agreement (CWA) despite the carrier’s belief that it is key to ensuring the airline’s survival.