Japan

Japan

22 Oct 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the United States expanded for the first time in eight months in September on a year-over-year basis, as exports posted relatively strong growth despite a decline in auto shipments, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Japanese Finance Ministry today.
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20 Aug 2014
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the first time in three months in July on a year-on-year basis despite a sharp decline in auto shipments, according to preliminary trade figures released by Japan’s Finance Ministry.
19 Aug 2014
The findings of a Chinese Ministry of Transport probe into rate filing by container lines and NVOCCs in the China-Japan market are expected to be released shortly. The case is being watched closely by foreign carriers to see whether China applies the same standard to its own carriers as it did to the erstwhile P3 Network.
Tokyo port. Photo: Lodimup / Shutterstock.com.
11 Aug 2014
Tokyo, the largest Japanese container port, is gaining market share at the expense of smaller Japanese ports, according to an analysis of port data from the consulting firm SeaIntel.
08 Aug 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. saw its group net profit plunge over 50 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2014
06 Aug 2014
Japan has decided not to extend punitive tariffs imposed on some products imported from the United States in retaliation for a U.S. anti-dumping trade law known as the Byrd amendment.
04 Aug 2014
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, saw its group net profit sink over 30 percent in the first quarter of fiscal 2014
01 Aug 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co.
31 Jul 2014
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines Ltd. reported a sharp deterioration in its container-shipping financials for its fiscal first quarter ending on June 30th and said that rates during the remainder of its year would not recover to the degree it had projected.
31 Jul 2014
Interim result season is in full swing, and the financial reports reveal carriers in the container-shipping industry searching for a silver lining.
30 Jul 2014
ANA Holdings Inc.’s international cargo revenue surged nearly 20 percent year-on-year in the first quarter of fiscal year 2014.