Intra-Asia

Home to some of the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world, intra-Asia trade has been strong in recent history because of its high level of manufacturing activity of goods for export, and quickly growing middle classes that demand finished products from abroad. The intra-Asia trade extends from Japan and China to Myanmar and Indonesia.

28 Jul 2016
Container lines are adding intra-Asia services or improving their coverage of the region to capture what appears to be increasing demand on the North-South trade.
22 Jul 2016
Orient Overseas Container Line moved more containers in the second quarter of 2016 than the same period a year before.
04 Jul 2016
Hyundai Merchant Marine aims to have the largest market share on the Far East-Middle East trade.
14 Jun 2016
Islamic Republic of Iran Shipping Lines launched a new direct regular container service to South Korea.
10 May 2016
Mitsui O.S.K Lines and Wan Hai Lines have joined forces for a new intra-Asia service.
29 Apr 2016
Intra-Asia trade will increasingly benefit from the rapid growth of consumption in Asia as a higher percentage of cargo is shipped to end markets in the region instead of to destinations in other parts of the world.
07 Apr 2016
Singapore-based carrier Continental Shipping Line has introduced a direct container service between Chennai, India, and Yangon, Myanmar, to capture expected trade growth on the route.
18 Mar 2016
APM Terminals-operated Pipavav Port’s efforts to grow container volumes received a big push earlier this week when the INDFEX, or India-Far East Express, consortium introduced a regular weekly call at the minor facility on India’s west coast.
14 Mar 2016
South Korea’s shipping lines are adding services to Indochina in order to meet current demand and future growth as China’s economic expansion slows and other Northeast Asia economies reach maturation.
09 Mar 2016
Japan’s “K” Line introduced new port calls in India on two of its intra-Asia weekly loops.
04 Mar 2016
Mundra, a privately-operated, minor cargo complex with modern infrastructure and ample hinterland connectivity, is emerging as an attractive port call for major container lines operating to and from India.
18 Jan 2016
Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Wan Hai Lines, Interasia Lines and Pacific International Lines are expanding their current cooperation in trades to and from India by introducing a new intra-Asia loop, dubbed the China-West Coast India, or CIS, starting at the end of February.