19 Oct 2016
The big winner of a recent summit between Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa is likely to be refrigerated shipments out of Brazil.
14 Apr 2015
Africa may be the future frontier for apparel sourcing, but with infrastructure and industry on the continent still lacking, apparel manufacturers say they’re staying put in Southeast Asia for the time being.
13 Apr 2015
Spot rates and volume from China to the U.S. East Coast continued to rise through March, signs that West Coast congestion is still driving cargo owners to other ports.
13 Apr 2015
The days of rapid container terminal growth in China are over and the port business has entered a more “normal” stage of its development, according to Qingdao Port Chairman Zheng Minghui.
OOCL ship passing under Golden Gate Bridge
10 Apr 2015
For the first time, the Transpacific Stabilization Agreement, a discussion group representing 15 of the largest carriers in the trans-Pacific trade lanes, is pushing for base levels during the current contracting season, a departure from its longstanding policy of issuing targets for rate increases.
10 Apr 2015
A sharp increase in first quarter imports helped Shanghai’s largest air freight terminal to yet another record and follows on from its best ever annual performance in 2014.
09 Apr 2015
China’s largest port builder has been given the green light to acquire one of Australia’s largest construction companies as Beijing moves to grow its international infrastructure capability in support of its “one belt one road” trade initiative.
09 Apr 2015
The foreign trade segment of China’s container throughput continued to grow in March, even as total volumes handled by the country’s top seven coastal ports entered a slack season slowdown.
08 Apr 2015
The first consignment of South African apples ever shipped to China is on the water and will arrive in Shanghai on May 2 following eight years of negotiations between the two countries over access to the giant Chinese market.
07 Apr 2015
The term “One Belt One Road” has invaded reports on China trade over the past few weeks, with Beijing officials rarely missing a chance to extol the virtues of the regional initiative that brings together the Silk Road Economic Belt and Maritime Silk Road developments aimed at linking China with Europe and Africa, and the countries in between.