Japan

Japan

19 Feb 2015
In an encouraging sign for the still-struggling Japanese economy, the nation’s exports got off to a powerful start this year, with shipments to the U.S. and some other major trading partners in January rising at a double-digit pace compared to the prior year.
Japan Post
17 Feb 2015
The decision by Japan state postal service to takeover regional logistics operator Toll Holdings for $5.07 billion is the second mega-logistics acquisition involving Japanese companies in as many days, and another exceptional price.
Port of Nagoya
17 Feb 2015
Driven by firm auto shipments, the Port of Nagoya easily retained its status as the biggest export hub among Japan's airports and seaports in 2014 in terms of value, according to figures from customs authorities.
17 Feb 2015
While Greece struggles to escape financial ruin and an exit from the eurozone, it has cemented its position as the world’s leading shipping nation.
17 Feb 2015
Neptune Orient Lines has sold APL Logistics to Kintetsu World Express for $1.2 billion in a stunning deal that gives the Singapore-listed group a net gain of more than $900 million.
11 Feb 2015
Japan’s energetic farm-export drive is bearing fruit, as the country’s overseas shipments of agricultural, fishery and forestry products mushroomed 11.1 percent in 2014 from the previous year to a record high of 611.7 billion yen (US $5.14 billion).
10 Feb 2015
After three years of negotiations, Japan and Mongolia have signed a free trade agreement, paving the way for the trade pact to take effect later this year or early in 2016.
05 Feb 2015
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. is still feeling the pinch of an antitrust class-action lawsuit in the United States, as it continued to bleed red ink in the first three quarters of fiscal 2014.
02 Feb 2015
Hyundai Merchant Marine announced that the private equity unit of Japanese financial services group Orix Corp has been selected as the preferred bidder for its controlling stake in affiliated stockbroking firm Hyundai Securities.
31 Jan 2015
Japan's Imabari Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. says it has secured orders for 11 containerships with capacities of 20,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units, and is adding a large dry dock for their construction.
31 Jan 2015
Japan's three major diversified ocean carriers -- Mitsui O.S.K., NYK Line and “K” Line” -- posted profits for t