The Port of Nagoya in central Japan retained its status as the biggest export hub among the nation’s airports and seaports in 2013 in terms of value, according to recent figures from Tokyo Customs and Nagoya Customs.
Asia Trade Data
21 Feb 2014
Japan’s exports to the United States rose for the 13th straight month in January on a year-on-year basis, soaring 21.9 percent to ¥1.0 trillion (US$9.9 billion), according to preliminary figures released by the Finance Ministry on Feb. 20.
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
27 Jan 2014
The United States overtook China to become Japan’s biggest export market for the first time in five years in 2013, according to preliminary trade figures released by the Finance Ministry.
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.
20 Jan 2014
India’s merchandise exports in December rose 3.5 percent year-over-year to $26.35 billion, the lowest growth rate in six months.
14 Jan 2014
If trans-Pacific container lines put their outlook to music, they might want to borrow from Led Zeppelin’s “The Song Remains the Same.” This year, after all, is shaping up very much like 2013, when modest growth in demand combined with faster growth in capacity to hammer rates and force carriers to chase regular — and short-lived — rate increases from spring through fall.
13 Jan 2014
The major risks to Asian economic and trade growth this year lie in Europe and the U.S., according to one leading Asia based analyst.
09 Jan 2014
Shipping lines could find the intra-Asia trades an unhappy hunting ground in 2014 after a similarly tough 2013. But the long-term outlook remains positive.
06 Jan 2014
Japanese containerized cargo exports will rise for the second consecutive year in fiscal 2014, which starts on April 1, amid a moderate recovery in the global economy, a Tokyo-based research firm predicted in a new report.