Intra-Asia

The intra-Asia trade extends from Japan and China to Myanmar and Indonesia. Home to some of the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world, intra-Asia trade is expected to continue strong because of the high level of manufacturing activity of goods for export, and the strong demand by the Asian middle class for imported goods made not just in North America and Europe, but from other countries in Asia.

For example, as reported by the JOC, Vietnam is China’s biggest trading partner in Southeast Asia, and trade between the two countries has been steadily growing over the recent years,” Naresh Potty, chief commercial officer of MCC told the JOC. “With direct connections and competitive transit times, shippers from China and Vietnam can reach their markets within a week.”

 

14 Sep 2021
Reduced harvesting in Asia has created additional demand for agricultural goods from the US and Australia, but a shortage of intra-Asia feeder ships is preventing exporters from taking full advantage.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for August 8
08 Aug 2014
Major container lines announced general rate increases taking place in mid-August through October this week.
04 Aug 2014
Simatech Shipping and X-Press Feeders have expanded their intra-Asia feeder network by introducing a container service be
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 25
25 Jul 2014
Several container lines have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in August, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
24 Jul 2014
Malaysia’s Westports Holdings turned in an impressive first-half performance, with throughput rising 13 percent year-over-year and strong growth across all trade lanes.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 18
18 Jul 2014
Multiple carriers have announced general rate increases on several trade routes to take effect in August.
12 Jul 2014
Wan Hai Lines plans to upgrade its intra-Asia service network by joining the West India-China direct service (WIN) operated by a consortium of NYK Line, X-Press Feeders, Hapag-Lloyd and Yang Ming Lines.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for July 11
11 Jul 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in several trade routes to take effect Aug. 1...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for June 27
27 Jun 2014
Several container lines have planned general rate increases in multiple trade routes to take effect in July, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for June 20
20 Jun 2014
Several container lines have planned general rate increases in multiple trade routes to take effect in July...
18 Jun 2014
At the end of this month, four ocean carriers will launch a new joint service connecting China, Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent.
16 Jun 2014
Cheaper ship charter rates and growth in cargo volumes are bringing gains to the bottom lines of ocean carriers operating in services between Asian countries, Drewry says.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for June 6
06 Jun 2014
Numerous container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes to take effect July 1, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 30
30 May 2014
Multiple container lines have planned general rate increases in various trade routes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 16
16 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 9
09 May 2014
Multiple carriers have planned general rate increases in various trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
04 May 2014
Yang Ming Marine Transport has revamped its intra-Asia service network by forming new vessel-sharing and slot exchange arrangements with other ocean carriers on the routes.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for May 2
02 May 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in May and June, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continue.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 25
25 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have scheduled general rate increases in various trade lanes in May, June and July, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 18
18 Apr 2014
Several carriers have planned general rate increases in multiple trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be temporary as overcapacity and sluggish global demand continues.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for April 11
11 Apr 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for March 28
28 Mar 2014
Multiple carriers have planned rate increases in various trade lanes in April and May, although any gains achieved could be fleeting as overcapacity and lackluster global demand continues.
REX3/RES2/ARC2 port rotation
24 Mar 2014
CMA CGM, China Shipping Container Lines and United Arab Shipping Co. will launch a new jointly operated, fixed-day weekly service...
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup for March 21
21 Mar 2014
Several container lines have scheduled rate hikes in multiple trade lanes from April to May, although any increases achieved could be temporary...
21 Mar 2014
Ocean container lines and the shipowners that lease ships to them are suspending new ship orders for fuel-efficient mega-
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup for Feb. 28
28 Feb 2014
Multiple container lines hope to increase rates in a variety of trade lanes from March through June, although any hikes achieved could be fleeting...
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup
18 Feb 2014
Major carriers aim to hike rates in a variety of trade lanes in March, although any increases achieved could be temporary.
Port of Hong Kong
28 Jan 2014
Jefferies expects Asian container lines’ earnings for the fourth quarter of 2013 overall will be in line with or below Bloomberg consensus estimates, as freight rates in Asia-related trade lanes continued to slide and overcapacity remained.
OOCL ship
25 Jan 2014
OOCL’s total revenue in the fourth quarter of 2013 fell 1.6 percent year-over-year to $1.4 billion, partially fueling a 4.9 percent decrease in total yearly revenue...
Port of Hong Kong
15 Jan 2014
As part of a slot sharing agreement, seven container lines will cooperate on three existing Far East-to-Indian subcontinent services, effective in February 2014.
Ocean Carrier Rate Revision Roundup
10 Jan 2014
Major container lines hope to implement rate increases in a variety of trades in January and February, despite signs that any hikes achieved may be fleeting.
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.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
31 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in January and February.
Ocean carrier rate revision roundup
16 Dec 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in December and January.
22 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced the following rate increases for a variety of trades slated to take effect in December and January.
15 Nov 2013
Major container lines have announced planned rate increases for a variety of trades, as detailed below, slated to take effect in November, December and January.