Japan’s economic growth slowed further in the October-December quarter as exports, a key driver of expansion, remained weak, according to a preliminary report released by the Cabinet Office on Feb. 17.
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03 Feb 2014
South Korea’s economy is expected for perform better this year as export demand picks up.
03 Feb 2014
Improved economic stability in key markets appears certain to benefit major exporting economies in Asia, as well as ocean carriers, rail operators and airlines that ship their goods.
29 Jan 2014
Japanese export volumes could finally surge this year after a disappointing 2013 as manufacturers start to reflect the de
21 Jan 2014
Growth in demand from the Asia-Pacific will be critical to the fortunes of the logistics industry in 2014, according to the Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index 2014.
10 Jan 2014
The global beverage trade will be a key contributor to shipping demand growth over the next five years, according to a new report.
30 Dec 2013
Political protests in Bangladesh are causing lengthy delays for inbound and outbound shipments via Chittagong, the country’s busiest gateway hub port, according to reports from Dhaka.
16 Dec 2013
After rising in the double digits year-over-year for four consecutive months, India’s merchandise exports expanded by a modest 5.86 percent in November, but a steep decline in imports helped significantly narrow the country’s overall trade imbalance with the rest of the world.
10 Dec 2013
The Doha round of talks began in 2001, and there seemed little chance of a breakthrough. But surprising almost all but the most optimistic of multilateral advocates, a breakthrough was indeed achieved as WTO negotiators produced the first major accord in the organization’s 18-year history.
02 Dec 2013
State investment in infrastructure will be critical if Southeast Asia is to realize its full economic potential, according to leading analysts.