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The Journal of Commerce Expands Asian Editorial Coverage and Event Programming

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The Journal of Commerce Expands Asian Editorial Coverage and Event Programming

Monday, April 29, 2013

NEWARK, N.J. — The Journal of Commerce has announced the addition of Annie Zhu, Asia editor, to the JOC editorial and event programming team. Based in Shanghai, Zhu will contribute editorial coverage for The Journal of Commerce magazine and and contribute to expansion of its Asia conference programming, as well as extending the JOC brand in China and throughout Asia.

Zhu will work closely with the U.S. events team to develop the program for TPM Asia, the largest container shipping event in Asia, which this year will take place on Oct. 16-17, in Shenzhen, and she will assist the JOC content team to expand its Asia coverage.

Most recently brand manager/editor of PPI China at RISI, a JOC sister company in the forest products sector, Zhu has more than 10 years of experience as a finance and commodities reporter and editor in the U.K and China. She joined RISI´s Shanghai office in 2007, covering features on the pulp and paper industry in Asia for its website and PPI magazine, and helped launch the Chinese publication PPI China in 2009. Prior to RISI, Zhu worked as a commodities reporter and news editor at the Interfax news agency in Shanghai, Financial Times in London, Shanghai Media Group, and as a contributor for CNN World Report. She holds a Master of Arts from Bristol University in the U.K. and a Bachelor of Arts in international journalism from Shanghai International Studies University.

Zhu can be reached at

About the Journal of Commerce (JOC) 

Since 1827, The JOC has been the leading information and marketing services provider for the domestic and international containerized cargo community. The JOC delivers high-quality intelligence and expertise to help customers make better business decisions - in print, online and face-to-face at leading industry events. In addition, the JOC provides best in breed marketing channels to help companies reach their target audience.

The JOC organizes several leading industry events each year, including the flagship conference, TPM in Long Beach, CA. is the leading industry Web site covering international and domestic logistics issues on a daily basis. The Journal of Commerce is a bi-weekly magazine and provides authoritative editorial content for international logistics executives to help them plan their global supply chain and better manage their day-to-day international logistics and shipping needs. This information is delivered through news, analysis, case studies, and perspective pieces.


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