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.
27 Jan 2014
The United States overtook China to become Japan’s biggest export market for the first time in five years in 2013, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Finance Ministry.
21 Jan 2014
Nippon Express Co., Japan’s largest international freight forwarder, has completed its acquisition of Panasonic Logistics...
Japan continued to be the top volume and value market for U.S. beef in November.
14 Jan 2014
U.S. red meat exports were “solid” in November as beef sales set a new value record and pork exports posted their strongest month year-to-date...
13 Jan 2014
The major risks to Asian economic and trade growth this year lie in Europe and the U.S., according to one leading Asia based analyst.
09 Jan 2014
The Japan Fair Trade Commission (JFTC) has decided to impose fines on some shipping firms for allegedly violating the antitrust law in transporting automobiles.
09 Jan 2014
Shipping lines could find the intra-Asia trades an unhappy hunting ground in 2014 after a similarly tough 2013. But the long-term outlook remains positive.
Port of Tokyo
06 Jan 2014
Japanese containerized cargo exports will rise for the second consecutive year in fiscal 2014, which starts on April 1, amid a moderate recovery in the global economy, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
27 Dec 2013
India’s engineering exports to the U.S. tumbled nearly 10 percent year-over-year in the first eight months of the current fiscal year (2013-14), according to the Engineering Export Promotion Council of India.

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