China

China

22 Jan 2015
An Asia food inspection specialist has highlighted the enormous task facing China in improving its quality controls as the fragmented food production industry regularly generates high profile scandals
Embraport
05 Feb 2014
DP World handled nearly 55 million TEUs at its global terminals in 2013, down 1.9 percent from the previous year’s 56.1 million TEUs, due to the sale of a facility in Hong Kong.
03 Feb 2014
Supply chain operators claim intra-Asia cargo shipped to China via South Korean ports is being hit with unnecessary delays and tariffs that could be part of a Chinese strategy to reduce reliance on foreign transshipment ports.
27 Jan 2014
The United States overtook China to become Japan’s biggest export market for the first time in five years in 2013, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Finance Ministry.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Jan. 24, 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
25 Jan 2014
Spot container rates from Asia to the U.S. East and West Coasts, as measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, inched down by just a few dollars in the week ending Jan. 24. This followed three straight weeks of increases in these lanes.