Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade routes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
14 May 2014
Resurgent cargo flows on the Far East-Europe trade boosted HHLA’s first quarter earnings, but the rise of ocean carrier alliances is among the “fundamental uncertainties” clouding the rest of the year, Hamburg’s biggest container handler cautioned.
21 Apr 2014
While agribusiness investments are a thriving sector for multinational expansion, Ukraine’s more mature sectors — energy, mining and metallurgy — remain highly inefficient and subject to corrupt practices, according to Anders Aslund, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.
21 Apr 2014
The Russian invasion of the Ukrainian province of Crimea is shining a spotlight on the economic vulnerability of its smaller neighbor.
28 Mar 2014
HHLA, the port of Hamburg’s largest container handler, warned the crisis in Ukraine threatens to slow its important Russian feeder traffic and impact this year’s financial performance.
12 Mar 2014
The European Commission has adopted a proposal to temporarily remove customs duties on Ukrainian exports to the European Union until Nov. 1, 2014...
04 Mar 2014
Summa, the Russian energy and transport conglomerate, confirmed its plans to build a container terminal in Ukraine when tensions between Moscow and Kiev ease.
10 Oct 2013
Russia today ended supplementary border checks on Lithuanian trucks imposed a month ago amid rising tensions over the European Union’s bid to forge closer trade relations with ex-Soviet republics.
07 Oct 2013
The Panalpina Group has realigned its regional setup and identified a fourth region for customer targeting, consisting of the Middle East, Africa and the Commonwealth of Independent States.
23 Sep 2013
Hapag-Lloyd will launch a Black Sea Feeder service connecting Egypt’s Port Said with ports on the Black Sea and in Israel and Turkey.
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.”