China

China

31 Mar 2015
China Merchants Holdings (International), the mainland’s largest port operator, reported a 7.4 percent increase in net profit during 2014 when it handled 80.84 million 20-foot containers at its global terminals to record a volume growth of 13.4 percent.
29 Jan 2015
Apple has released its smartphone data for the fourth quarter of 2014, and while soaring sales of the iPhone 6 doubled its market share in China, the numbers also illustrate the close correlation between the air cargo industry and the constantly evolving mobile phone business.
29 Jan 2015
China once again delayed implementation of its advanced vessel manifest filing rule, putting off a requirement that if and when implemented will require shippers to submit shipping instructions to their carriers days earlier than they do currently.
29 Jan 2015
China Cosco Holdings ended 2014 in profitable territory, growing its net earnings by 50 percent to $56 million on the back of cost cuts, improved revenue and lower bunker fuel prices.
29 Jan 2015
Container carriers and logistics service providers in Asia are confident that the steady growth in exports from China will not be heavily impacted by a slowing of the mainland economy.
27 Jan 2015
In a sea change in Asia-Pacific trade among the world’s three largest economies, the United States retained its status as Japan’s biggest export market for the second year in a row in 2014, edging out China.
26 Jan 2015
China is the main battleground for the world’s four mega shipping alliances, that collectively depart from 10 mainland ports every week to North Europe in 74 weekly voyages, according to Drewry Maritime Research.
Cosco container ship at Prince Rupert
26 Jan 2015
China’s largest shipping company, China Ocean Shipping (Group) Co., sailed back to profit in 2014 after three loss-making years, according to mainland media.
26 Jan 2015
HONG KONG — An estimated 10 million square feet of warehousing space will be completed in the Shanghai area this year, wi
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
22 Jan 2015
Australian wine exports to China have almost recovered to levels recorded before Beijing’s austerity measures severely dented volumes, according to data released by the Australian Grape and Wine Authority.