China’s slowly but steadily improving exports trade continues to push container traffic through the country’s top ports, with June throughput growing 7.8 percent year-over-year and fueling optimism that the foreign trade recovery will extend into the second half of the year.
China Trade Data
09 Jan 2014
Shipping lines could find the intra-Asia trades an unhappy hunting ground in 2014 after a similarly tough 2013. But the long-term outlook remains positive.
24 Dec 2013
U.S. apparel imports in the third quarter of 2013 tumbled 17.7 percent year-over-year to 181,126 20-foot-equivalent units, the industry’s steepest decline since 2007.
06 Dec 2013
China’s grip on U.S. footwear imports has been slipping since 2009, leaving room for developing nations to increase their market shares.
07 Nov 2013
The mixed messages evident from China’s latest PMI readings were confirmed by the value of export contracts signed at the Canton Fair, China’s huge import and export jamboree.
18 Oct 2013
The Australian red meat industry sold record amounts of beef and goat meat to China in August. China imported 19 percent of Australia’s total red meat shipments, compared with 4 percent in August 2012.
18 Oct 2013
Chinese consumers soon could be in line for a lot more U.S. pork in mainland grocery stores.
20 Sep 2013
The number of foreign trade containers handled by the Port of Nagoya in central Japan edged up 0.8 percent in the first half of this year from a year earlier to 1.226 million 20-foot equivalent units, according to preliminary figures released by the Nagoya municipal government.
20 Sep 2013
China’s exporters could face even more intense pressure from rivals in Asia if the renminbi continues to strengthen, according to one analyst.
10 Sep 2013
China’s export growth last month outstripped most forecasts, with shipments to the U.S. seeing significant expansion.
19 Aug 2013
After contracting in June, total exports from Asia last month accelerated, and double-digit growth is likely in the months ahead, according to analysis by Nomura.
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...