The Port of Los Angeles anticipates a very soft fourth quarter due to US tariffs on Chinese imports, which a new report said threatens 1.5 million US jobs and more than $186 billion in economic activity.
Asia Trade Data
Asia Trade Data
07 Jun 2019
The world’s largest container carrier is expecting continued growth in India despite a broad-based economic slowdown caused by declining consumer spending growth, geopolitical trade tensions, and financial volatility.
05 Jun 2018
China's ban on waste imports is generating more volume than some ports can handle as shippers seek new markets.
23 Mar 2018
China’s planned tariffs will initially affect US containerized exports, but an escalation could produce a wider impact.
22 Mar 2018
Executives are increasingly viewing the emerging market economy as a bright spot for investment. And the reason is clear: India’s GDP growth is expected to exceed China’s next year.
22 Mar 2018
The top eight ports — which deal with the majority of international container trade volumes — handled 11.9 million TEU in February, a 10.7 percent jump from the 10.7 million TEU handled during the same month last year.
23 Jan 2018
The Trump administration announced the tariffs Monday in response to complaints from US-based manufacturers that foreign competition was unfairly flooding the US market with cheap imports.
22 Jan 2018
India's government tax reforms and rising investment in logistics infrastructure are opening the country up to increased trade in 2018 and beyond.
09 Jan 2018
China last year announced bans on imports of certain types of scrap products from all countries in order to reduce the harmful effect of contaminated waste products.
19 Dec 2017
The carrier said it has already signed 100 clients, involving more than $80 million in credit, and is looking to finance another $200 million over the next year.
06 Dec 2017
Maersk transports roughly 20 percent of India’s total containerized cargo.
04 Dec 2017
>The pottery, soil, and stone sector led in both imports and exports.
08 Nov 2017
US meat exports to China are set to be boosted sharply following the signing of a three-year volume commitment by online retailer JD.com.
02 Nov 2017
Bangladesh is India’s seventh-largest trading partner by volume.
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.
10 Aug 2017
South Asia is the leading growth market for container shipping.
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
The strong showing may reflect some additional business due to the resetting of the alliances, but is more likely a sign of the good trade performance by the overall economy over the past months.
08 May 2017
Indices measuring the health of Japan’s import and export container trade improved in the first quarter.
26 Apr 2017
Japan’s container trade is estimated to have risen 1.9 percent year-over-year to 11.9 million TEU in fiscal 2016.
23 Mar 2017
China’s container ports got off to a strong start in 2017.
16 Feb 2017
China reports solid January export growth to its biggest trading partners.
19 Jan 2017
“India could probably be the only country to deliver nearly double-digit growth in container trade this year."
12 Oct 2016
The world’s factory will focus more on domestic consumption, and its citizens will increasingly sate their taste for foreign goods domestically.
07 Oct 2016
Vietnam is planning a major new port facility to alleviate congestion at the Da Nang Port complex.
04 Oct 2016
Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting has announced its expectations for Japan's air cargo trade in fiscal year 2016.
04 Oct 2016
A research outfit affiliated with Japan’s largest freight forwarder has laid out its expectations for the country's container trade.
23 Aug 2016
Container throughput at China’s main ports rebounded in July after a poor first half of the year.
10 Aug 2016
Surging e-commerce demand and spending in Asia has logistics companies looking to the future.
18 Jul 2016
Indian exports are rebounding from a slide that lasted more than year.
22 Jun 2016
Container throughput at China’s top ports stayed positive in May.
24 May 2016
Throughput growth at China’s main ports increased at a slower rate in April than in March.
23 Feb 2016
Driven by firm shipments of auto parts and aircraft, the Port of Nagoya in 2015 retained its status as the biggest export hub by value among Japan’s airports and seaports for the fourth straight year.
11 Jan 2016
A Nittsu Research Institute and Consulting Inc. report predicts that Japan’s container throughput will contract 3.4 percent year-over-year in fiscal 2015 and grow just 1.3 percent in fiscal 2016, which begins April 1, due to weakness in China's economy.
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