Thailand

23 Jun 2014
Thai Airways is in “critical” condition, according to a report from Thailand’s State Enterprise Policy Office, as the military junta prepares to replace five board members in a management reshuffle of the troubled carrier.
28 Oct 2013
Cheng Lie Navigation, part of CMA CGM, has launched a new intra-Asia service, the KVT, connecting South Korea to Thailand and Vietnam.
Thumbnail of Securing Cargo infographic
22 Oct 2013
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has published a report, “DHS Could Improve Cargo Security by Periodically Assessing Risks From Foreign Ports,” recommending...
11 Oct 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November.
U.S. containerized exports through July 2013. Source: PIERS
07 Oct 2013
U.S. containerized exports inched up roughly 1 percent year-over-year in July, to 966,148 20-foot-equivalent units, according to preliminary figures from PIERS, a JOC sister company. July’s slight increase was a rebound from a 4.5 percent drop in June, when exports hit their lowest level since July 2011.
26 Sep 2013
Yang Ming Marine Transport will launch Southeast Asia Service on Sept. 27.
20 Aug 2013
The U.S. International Trade Commission has determined that the U.S. oil country tubular goods industry is “materially injured” by imports of OCTG products from nine nations that are sold at “less than fair value.”
20 Aug 2013
Regional Container Lines’ board of directors has appointed Jamlong Atikul as chairman.
15 Aug 2013
The intra-Asia, Thailand-based carrier Regional Container Lines reported a net loss of 132 million Thai bahts (about US$4.2 million) in the second quarter of 2013...
15 Aug 2013
Expansion of China’s pulp manufacturing capacity in the last five years has resulted in a “dramatic increase” in the importation of wood chips to supply the new paper mills...
India's imports and exports through July 2013; year-over-year change. Sources: International Monetary Fund (via FRED), Indian Ministry of Commerce
14 Aug 2013
The value of India’s exports increased 11.6 percent year-over-year in July, according to India’s Ministry of Commerce. This was the largest increase since October 2011, and was preceded by two months of declines.

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