China

China

21 Nov 2014
The supply of land is the greatest challenge facing logistics property developers in China as they struggle to match supply of modern warehousing facilities to the demand being generated by a rapidly increasing consumer market.
06 Nov 2014
Throughput at China’s major ports continued to show strong growth in October, rising 6.1 percent year-over-year in support of the robust U.S. economy and a steady increase in foreign trade.
05 Nov 2014
Jittery shareholders of China logistics operator Sinotrans frantically off-loaded shares following mainland media reports that its subsidiaries were involved in making multiple pledges of the same inventory as loan collateral.
Maersk container ship
05 Nov 2014
Chinese regulators will closely monitoring the vessel-sharing agreement between Maersk Line and Mediterranean Shipping Co., and the so-called 2M faces additional scrutiny if the duo doesn’t reduce their market share on Chinese trade routes to 30 percent.
People have their temperature taken at Canton Fair on Oct. 30.
05 Nov 2014
If China’s largest trade show, the Canton Fair, is a true barometer of how the mainland’s export performance will shape up in the next six months, the signs are not positive.
04 Nov 2014
S.F. Express, one of China’s largest express logistics companies, plans further overseas expansion, and is targeting Europe, a company official said.
Red delicious apples
04 Nov 2014
China has lifted its suspension on Red and Golden Delicious apple imports from Washington state, giving apple shippers an opening to move their record crop to a new market as domestic transport capacity tightens.
04 Nov 2014
In an effort to tap growing Asian perishable demand, a Japanese logistics firm and a Chinese fishing company today joined to create a cold chain logistics provider that will serve China and then eventually Southeast Asia.
03 Nov 2014
Foreign logistics property developers continue to beef up their business in China’s fast growing inland provinces, with Australia’s Goodman Group and Singapore-listed Global Logistics Properties (GLP) this week adding almost 900,000 square feet of combined leased space to existing customers.
03 Nov 2014
Shipping lines that carry U.S. exports to Asia are expected to adjust their fuel surcharges on Jan. 1 to reflect new low-sulfur content rules and changes in operating conditions in the westbound trans-Pacific.
03 Nov 2014
China’s containerized exports to the U.S. are showing significantly higher growth this year even as China’s economy is expanding at its slowest pace since the financial crisis and when 2014 may show the slowest annual growth since the early 1990s.