Port in Thailand
10 Jun 2014
Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and India are poised to kick their export growth into higher gear over the next five years.
30 Sep 2013
SINGAPORE — Emerging nations still offer the most opportunity for businesses and logistics service providers, even if growth rates have slowed, industry leaders told delegates at a major logistics conference held in Singapore last week.
Illegal logging.
30 Sep 2013
The European Union and Indonesia today signed a voluntary partnership agreement on forest law enforcement, governance and trade in timber products to the EU to fight illegal logging.
26 Sep 2013
Yang Ming Marine Transport will launch Southeast Asia Service on Sept. 27.
U.S. Footwear Imports. Source: PIERS
17 Sep 2013
Containers of footwear imports through U.S. ports experienced a second consecutive quarter of year-over-year growth in the second quarter of 2013, jumping 18.2 percent. Prior to first quarter 2013, footwear import volume declined for six quarters straight.
U.S. Furniture Imports. Source: PIERS
04 Sep 2013
U.S. containerized imports of furniture continued to grow in the second quarter of 2013, with volume up 1 percent year-over-year to 561,689 20-foot-equivalent units.
02 Sep 2013
Indonesia’s state-owned port operator Pelindo II has opened a new car terminal in Sumatra.
U.S. containerized exports through June 2013. Source: PIERS.
30 Aug 2013
U.S. containerized exports fell 6.1 percent year-over-year in June, to 925,043 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company.
15 Aug 2013
Expansion of China’s pulp manufacturing capacity in the last five years has resulted in a “dramatic increase” in the importation of wood chips to supply the new paper mills...
India's imports and exports through July 2013; year-over-year change. Sources: International Monetary Fund (via FRED), Indian Ministry of Commerce
14 Aug 2013
The value of India’s exports increased 11.6 percent year-over-year in July, according to India’s Ministry of Commerce. This was the largest increase since October 2011, and was preceded by two months of declines.
Men's shoes
13 Aug 2013
U.S. footwear imports from China rose 2 percent through May compared to the first five months of 2012, but the long-term trend is toward increasing imports from emerging economies such as Vietnam, Indonesia and Cambodia, according to an industry study.