China

China

01 Aug 2015
HONG KONG — Australia is preparing for a free trade agreement with its largest trading partner China that is se
16 Jul 2015
UPS expanded the insurance and logistics services it offers shippers of high-value cargo such as jewelry by acquiring Insured Parcel Services from G4S, a global integrated security company.
15 Jul 2015
Cosco Pacific’s Ningbo container terminal handled almost 20 percent more containers in the first half compared to the same period last year, helping overall throughput at the port just south of rival Shanghai to grow by 9 percent.
15 Jul 2015
China’s 700 million farmers can now buy their tractors online through Alibaba Group's e-commerce platform Taobao Marketplace following the recent launch of a shopping channel dedicated to farm products.
14 Jul 2015
Although China has some of the most productive ports in the world, the industry must continue to innovate and improve, a top Maersk Line executive said.
14 Jul 2015
Singapore became the second Asian hub port to declare slowing container throughput in June following weak growth reported by Shanghai last week in the run up to the peak season period from July to September.
14 Jul 2015
Manufacturing changes in the next 15 years will keep intra-Asia as the world’s largest ocean container trade, representing 35 percent of global volumes, according to a study by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.
13 Jul 2015
The benefits for containerized trade have not yet been clearly spelled out in China’s One Belt, One Road plan, but the scale of the initiative and the economic figures involved should make compelling reading for Asia-Europe shippers.
11 Jul 2015
Severe Typhoon Chan-hom is lashing two of the busiest container ports in the world, making landfall at Ningbo and moving up the coast to Shanghai.
10 Jul 2015
China Merchants Holdings International, China’s largest port operator on the mainland, is urging terminals along the maritime silk road to align in an effort to counter the alliances among container carriers.
10 Jul 2015
Wal-Mart has opened four new warehouses in Tianjin to expand its distribution centre in northern China, the latest example of rising mainland demand for modern logistics property that is increasingly in short supply.