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.

17 Mar 2017
SM Line is entering an already crowded market.
26 Jul 2015
Intra-Asia container shipping is swelling as manufacturing shifts from China to lower-cost countries, and may represent 25 percent of global container trade. In a global context, however, the trade is a 'blind spot' where accurate data and forecasts are hard to come by.
14 Jul 2015
Manufacturing changes in the next 15 years will keep intra-Asia as the world’s largest ocean container trade, representing 35 percent of global volumes, according to a study by the Shanghai International Shipping Institute.
01 Jul 2015
Simatech has received the first of two new container ships with capacities of 4,350 twenty-foot-equivalent units, reflecting continuing and rapid intra-Asia trade demand.
22 Jun 2015
An Indian-flagged cargo vessel carrying containers sank in the early morning hours of Monday about 40 nautical miles off the Mumbai coast, according to Indian maritime agencies.
17 Jun 2015
A new weekly intra-Asia service will give Indonesian and Malaysian shippers better access to the transshipment hubs of Singapore and Port Klang, Malaysia starting later this month.
05 Jun 2015
LONDON –The intra-Asia trade will continue to drive container ship demand as carriers launch new services across the region, according to Alphaliner.
04 Jun 2015
China United Lines, part of Unitrans Group, has become the latest ocean carrier to try to tap growing demand on the intra-Asia trade lane by introducing a direct service between India and China.