India

22 Apr 2014
Gujarat Pipavav Port, an APM Terminals facility on India’s west coast, has scaled back its capacity expansion program for fiscal year 2014-15 in the wake of weakening trade demand.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 11
11 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
05 Apr 2014
The volume of export and import containers handled at major ports in India slid 3 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2013-14, from April 2013 to March 2014, but total cargo tonnage inched up 1.78 percent, according to the latest traffic data released by the Indian Ports Association.
03 Apr 2014
Mundra Port, a non-government marine terminal on India’s west coast, handled a record 100 million tons of cargo in fiscal
01 Apr 2014
Container throughput at India’s Port of Jawaharlal Nehru declined 2.5 percent year-over-year in fiscal year 2013-14, which ended March 31, 2014, continuing a slide that began in the previous fiscal year.
U.S. containerized imports of auto parts in the fourth quarter rose 1.0 percent year-over-year.
01 Apr 2014
Containerized auto parts imported through U.S. ports reached 205,139 TEUs in the fourth quarter of 2013, increasing 1.0 percent year-over-year, according to PIERS, the data division of JOC Group.
25 Mar 2014
The Kandla Port Trust has canceled a global tender to build and operate its long-planned mega container terminal project, dealing a serious blow to India’s port privatization program.
18 Mar 2014
Trade with India, which has been crimped by chronic port congestion at its public ports, may accelerate in the future as a result of the easing of congestion at major container ports...
13 Mar 2014
India’s exports shrank for the first time in eight months in February on a year-over-year basis...
U.S. containerized imports through February 2014. Source: PIERS
13 Mar 2014
U.S. containerized import volume fell 7.2 percent year-over-year in February 2014, according to advance figures from PIERS, the data division of JOC Group Inc.
Shoes
12 Mar 2014
Rising labor costs and a shortage of workers in coastal China are two of the most serious problems footwear producers in that country face...

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