A crushing defeat of Taiwan's ruling China-friendly Kuomintang (KMT) party at local elections late last week wasn’t enough to derail closer cross-strait trade links as Ningbo Port Group signed a cooperation agreement with the port-controlling Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC).
19 Dec 2013
U.S. containerized import volume fell 9.2 percent month-to-month in November, according to advance figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. Imports totaled 1.45 million 20-foot-equivalent units in November. Volume remained flat year-over-year, following seven consecutive months of increases.