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Shopping bags with U.S. and Japanese flags
24 Jul 2014
The United States retained its status as Japan’s biggest export market in the first half of 2014 after defeating rival China by a narrow margin.
19 Mar 2014
Japan’s trade surplus with the U.S. narrowed for the first time in 14 months in February on a year-over-year basis, as imports grew at a much faster pace than exports...
18 Mar 2014
Wallenius Wilhelmsen Logistics today was fined ¥3.5 billion (about US$34.6 million) by the Japanese Fair Trade Commission for participating in a cartel...
17 Mar 2014
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan rose 1.5 percent in 2013 from a year earlier to 2.530 million TEUs...
Mexico was the top market for U.S. pork exports by volume in January, although the No. 1 market in terms of value was Japan.
12 Mar 2014
U.S. red meat exports kicked off 2014 on a “positive note,” although market conditions suggest the year ahead could be “challenging,” according to statistics...
02 Mar 2014
Japan becomes the latest country to require information from shippers of containerized cargo before the cargo heads to sea, with its 24-hour advanced manifest rule coming into force.
24 Feb 2014
The Port of Nagoya in central Japan retained its status as the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports in 2013 in terms of value, according to recent figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.
21 Feb 2014
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the 13th straight month in January on a year-on-year basis, soaring 21.9 percent to ¥1.0 trillion (US$9.9 billion), according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry on Feb. 20.
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.