Japan

22 Apr 2014
Japan’s containerized cargo trade will remain almost unchanged in fiscal 2014, which started on April 1, from the previous fiscal year, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
19 Feb 2014
Japan’s economic growth slowed further in the October-December quarter as exports, a key driver of expansion, remained weak, according to a preliminary report released by the Cabinet Office on Feb. 17.
06 Feb 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Kintetsu World Express Inc. (KWE) said its net profit fell 4.3 percent year-on-year in the first three quarters of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, 2013, to ¥6.5 billion ($63.6 million) on a consolidated basis.
Source: gCaptain’s “A Look Back: MOL Comfort Incident Photos [25 Photos]”
06 Feb 2014
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines has confirmed to the JOC that it has filed a lawsuit in Tokyo against Mitsubishi Heavy Industries for damages related to the MOL Comfort incident.
04 Feb 2014
Japan’s largest international freight forwarder Nippon Express said its profit jumped 13.8 percent year-over-year in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2013...
NYK Line vessel
03 Feb 2014
Japanese carriers NYK Line, MOL and “K” Line posted combined losses of more than 14.5 billion Japanese yen (about US$144.4 million) in the first three quarters of fiscal year 2013...
03 Feb 2014
Major Japanese international freight forwarder Yusen Logistics Co. said that its group net profit plunged 38.9 percent in the first three quarters of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, 2013, from a year earlier to ¥913 million (US$8.95 million) despite a big jump in operating revenue.
03 Feb 2014
Japan Airlines Corp. (JAL) said on Jan. 31 that its group net profit tumbled in the first three quarters of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, 2013, from a year earlier, despite increased revenues from both passenger and cargo operations.
03 Feb 2014
Japan’s ANA Holdings Inc., the parent firm of All Nippon Airways Co. (ANA), said on Jan. 31 that its group net profit nosedived in the first three quarters of fiscal 2013, which started on April 1, 2013, from a year earlier, despite a sharp rise in international cargo revenue.
30 Jan 2014
After 20 rounds of talks, the U.S., Japan and 10 other Pacific Rim countries are poised to deliver the text of the far-reaching Trans-Pacific Partnership. The TPP could become reality this year, but will the reality match the hype?
29 Jan 2014
Japanese export volumes could finally surge this year after a disappointing 2013 as manufacturers start to reflect the de

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