China

China

25 Nov 2014
One potential consequence of the congestion at West Coast ports - a shortage of containers in Asia due to difficulties repositioning them back from the U.S. - is being watched closely but does not seem yet to be creating widespread problems.
09 Nov 2014
China’s exports during October continued to show solid growth compared to the same month last year, but comparisons for November and December are set to be complicated by the chronic over-reporting of mainland exports to Hong Kong late last year to evade currency controls.
07 Nov 2014
Federal Maritime Commissioner Richard Lidinsky called for global regulation of container shipping alliances today.
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.