International Trade News

International trade is the movement of goods from country to country, whether through bilateral or multinational free trade agreements. Measured through trade data supplied by numerous groups, including the U.S. Census Bureau’s Foreign Trade Division, international trade is accomplished through a variety of trade finance mechanisms, including letters of credit and loan guarantees through the U.S. Export-Import Bank and other global facilities.

News & Analysis

16 Jan 2017
Brazilian beef producer Minerva Foods is expanding internationally on the back of a US regulatory ruling.
13 Jan 2017
The China Cosco Shipping Group will receive $26 billion for Belt and Road investments and reforming of state-owned enterprises.
12 Jan 2017
Sweden’s top port of Gothenburg must invest in deepening its access channel and container berths to remain a leading Nordic hub amid increased competition.
11 Jan 2017
Elaine Chao's measured responses signal shippers and transport providers shouldn’t expect massive infrastructure upgrades soon.
11 Jan 2017
Shippers hoping to tap the small but growing Alaska market may eventually gain new access via an Arctic deep-draft port.
11 Jan 2017
India has kicked off a major investment summit heavily focused on the country's Sagar Mala port modernization program.
10 Jan 2017
Mexico’s top two container ports have ambitions of being alternatives for US-bound imports.
10 Jan 2017
India has established a company to oversee its Sagar Mala port-led development program and announced 12 more port projects.
09 Jan 2017
Port of Vancouver president and CEO Robin Silvester has called the government-led push “a threat."
02 Jan 2017
Southeast Asia’s port scene is incredibly dynamic, and 2017 will be a year of significant changes with big implications for shippers.
29 Dec 2016
Food shippers have taken a particular interest in using the rail services made possible by the new line at Port Bronka.