China

China

17 Sep 2014
China-Europe rail services continue to grow in popularity with DHL the latest forwarder to offer a new weekly scheduled block train from Suzhou to Poland.
Renminbi yuan
20 Sep 2013
China’s exporters could face even more intense pressure from rivals in Asia if the renminbi continues to strengthen, according to one analyst.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, U.S. West Coast, week ending Sept. 20, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
20 Sep 2013
Spot container rates to the U.S. East and West Coasts measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index fell slightly in the week ending Sept. 20. This marks the second straight week of declines in both lanes.
Shanghai Containerized Freight Index, Mediterranean, week ending Sept. 20, 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
20 Sep 2013
Spot container rates from Asia to Mediterranean ports measured by the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index eroded by $62 per 20-foot-equivalent unit during the week ending Sept.20. Rates fell below the $1,000 per TEU mark for the first time since the end of May.
The U.S. Federal Maritime Commission is investigating China's value-added tax on transportation.
19 Sep 2013
The Federal Maritime Commission said it is “considering a range of options to obtain further clarity” on how China is implementing a new nationwide value-added tax on international transportation services.
Top China Ports Year-to-Date Growth Rate — January-July 2013. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange
18 Sep 2013
China's top 10 ports of 2012 all saw a year-over-year increase in volume of containers handled in July 2013.
18 Sep 2013
Although freight rates from China to North America may be at rock-bottom levels, China’s new 6 percent value-added tax on logistics services isn’t just creating a new cost for some shippers. It’s also creating a major quandary.
Containers at port in China.
18 Sep 2013
Amber Road has acquired EasyCargo, a Shanghai-based global trade management solutions provider specializing in trade regulations in China.