China

China

19 May 2022
China continues to hold the largest share of US imports despite years of retaliatory tariffs and the ongoing efforts of US importers to diversify their sourcing to countries such as Vietnam, India, and Brazil.
09 May 2022
China’s COVID lockdowns, the war in Ukraine, soaring energy prices, and declining global container volumes are muddying the trade outlook waters this year.
28 Apr 2022
On-time vessel reliability improved in March for vessels arriving at US ports from Asia, but a disparity in the gains showed how upcoming labor negotiations on the West Coast are affecting US ocean shipping dynamics.
28 Apr 2022
Capacity at the port of Antwerp is already maxed out, so a merger with the nearby port of Zeebrugge could provide some relief when the expected wave of cargoes arrives once COVID-19 measures are lifted in China.
28 Apr 2022
The longer China’s COVID lockdowns persist and manufacturing is interrupted, the more pent-up demand will build and eventually be unleashed into the trans-Pacific.
28 Apr 2022
Singapore-based ONE reported its third consecutive year of profitability during which flat volume was massively offset by rising rates and 100 percent utilization on major trade lanes.
27 Apr 2022
Rates and volumes may ease through the second half of the year, but there will be no relaxing of the disruptions faced by supply chains on the major trade lanes, says DSV.
26 Apr 2022
Disruption from COVID lockdowns in China may worsen once those restrictions are lifted and a fresh wave of containers heads for US ports, S&P Global economist Patrick Newport warned Tuesday.
26 Apr 2022
Kuehne + Nagel reported solid-first quarter results, but its outlook for the rest of the year remains muddied with no end to COVID-19 controls in China, deteriorating global supply chains, and consumer demand uncertainty.
26 Apr 2022
Maersk has signaled that another exceptionally profitable year is on tap after the carrier dramatically upped its 2022 earnings forecast.
25 Apr 2022
Exporters face additional headwinds later this week when China starts a nationwide five-day Labor Day holiday which is likely to further stymie cargo movements.