World Economy News

18 Oct 2017
There was no slowing down Chinese containerized exports in September, but the double-digit growth continued to be accompanied by steadily declining freight rates.
13 Oct 2017
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. has again revised upward its outlook for Japan’s container trade in fiscal year 2017.
28 Aug 2017
In terms of exports, the April-to-June index for the food and beverage industry led the pack.
17 Aug 2017
Container throughput at the world's major ports was up sharply in the first half, driven by rising volume being reported by carriers.
01 Aug 2017
Brazil’s container trade grew 5.8 percent year-over-year in the first quarter.
14 Jul 2017
The pace of growth in fiscal year 2017 will accelerate from fiscal 2016.
20 Jun 2017
India’s container trade is expected to grow at a faster pace in the coming months.
29 May 2017
Nine port pairs on services between Southeast Asia and the West Coast are experiencing faster transit times than before the new and enhanced alliances launched April 1.
24 May 2017
Julian Thomas, CEO of Hamburg Sud in the East Coast of South America, said the first-quarter figures are “impressive indeed.”
08 May 2017
Indices measuring the health of Japan’s import and export container trade improved in the first quarter.
27 Mar 2017
The fourth-quarter performance might be a blip, but there are plenty of indicators it isn't.
22 Mar 2017
Traffic began to take off in the second half of the year.
11 Mar 2017
A gradual return to more open domestic and international trade policies provided a small spark to the Brazilian economy in late 2016 and boosts carrier optimism.
08 Mar 2017
IHS Markit Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh discusses the US and global economic outlook with a particular focus on the impact on container trade.
27 Feb 2017
Much depends on the actions of President Donald Trump.
16 Feb 2017
India’s leading transportation and logistics companies booked healthy results in the third fiscal quarter compared with the second.
19 Jan 2017
“India could probably be the only country to deliver nearly double-digit growth in container trade this year."
02 Dec 2016
Maersk Line thinks Brazil’s shipping industry is in store for some Christmas cheer.
16 Nov 2016
Earnings at India’s leading transportation and logistics services providers took a hit in the second fiscal quarter, but there are signs of recovery.
Indian exports, such as this handcrafted jute weaving, are rebounding after a slide that lasted more than year.
18 Jul 2016
Indian exports are rebounding from a slide that lasted more than year.
12 Jul 2016
Japanese container trade volume will slip slightly in fiscal 2016 for the third straight year.
04 Jul 2016
With next month’s summer Olympics a disaster long before the torch is lit, and with political and economic upheaval swirling, South America’s biggest economy is in the midst of one of its deepest recessions.
29 Jun 2016
The impact of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union is expected to be muted.
29 Jun 2016
Ripples from Brexit could reach truck cabs on U.S. highways.
29 Apr 2016
Intra-Asia trade will increasingly benefit from the rapid growth of consumption in Asia as a higher percentage of cargo is shipped to end markets in the region instead of to destinations in other parts of the world.
02 Mar 2016
Chinese industrial overcapacity and a global commodity collapse will contribute to economic growth being stuck in low gear this year at about 2.5 percent, IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh told the 2016 TPM Conference in Long Beach on Monday. He warned trade won't recover this year, and when it does in the next two years, it will not recover to the rates seen in the 1990s and 2000s when the growth was double that.
02 Mar 2016
Chinese industrial overcapacity and a global commodity collapse will contribute to economic growth being stuck in low gear this year at about 2.5 percent, IHS Chief Economist Nariman Behravesh told the 2016 TPM Conference in Long Beach on Monday. He warned trade won't recover this year, and when it does in the next two years, it will not recover to the rates seen in the 1990s and 2000s when the growth was double that.