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China

21 Oct 2014
Guangdong Province in south China is working in several ways to improve its port competitiveness, by encouraging collaboration among Pearl River Delta container terminals, easing customs rules and establishing more robust rail and waterborne connections into the interior, said Liu Xiaohua, Vice Director, Guangdong Provincial Transportation Department.
07 Nov 2013
The mixed messages evident from China’s latest PMI readings were confirmed by the value of export contracts signed at the Canton Fair, China’s huge import and export jamboree.
06 Nov 2013
Kerry Logistics has signed a deal to provide a range of services to support the expansion into China of UK-based fashion retailer ASOS.
Biotechnology traits for agricultural products
06 Nov 2013
The American Farm Bureau Federation, American Soybean Association, National Corn Growers Association and U.S. Canola Association have voiced concerns about...
06 Nov 2013
The chairman of Cosco Group expressed confidence on Nov. 6 that the company would achieve its financial goals for 2013, signaling the company is aiming to achieve a full-year profit and avoid delisting from the Shanghai Stock Exchange.
05 Nov 2013
Terminal operating giant PSA has further increased its investment in Chinese ports with its first major deal in the Yangtze River Delta.
05 Nov 2013
China’s official PMI indicated economic expansion last month, but two key manufacturing sub-indexes fell, and analysts now believe GDP growth could slow in the fourth quarter.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, North Europe, week ending Nov. 1, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
01 Nov 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to European ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index soared in the week ending Nov. 1. Both Mediterranean and northern European lanes saw rate increase of between $700 and $800 per 20-foot-equivalent unit, in response to a Nov. 1 general rate increase.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Nov. 1, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
01 Nov 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to the U.S. East and West coasts measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index continued to slip for a seventh week in the week ending Nov. 1.
31 Oct 2013
China’s HNA Group has completed the acquisition of TIP Trailer Services, Europe’s largest truck and trailer leasing company, from GE Capital.
30 Oct 2013
Property giant the Goodman Group has signed an agreement to develop a 108,000 square foot facility for BMW Brilliance Automotive in Hebei Province, China.