Asia-US Box Traffic Remains Unchanged in August

Container exports to the U.S. from 18 countries and regions in Asia fell 0.1% from a year earlier to 1,547,643 TEUs in August, according to the Japan Maritime Center (JMC). They managed to exceed t...


Asia-to-Europe Containers Fall 3.7% in July

A total of 1,392,864 TEUs of containers were traded between Asia and Europe in July, decreasing 3.7% and incurring a year-on-year contraction for three months running, according to data released by...


Containers from Japan to China grow for 3 months in a row in July

Container exports from Japan to China grew 5.1% to 1.038 million tons in July, posting a year-on-year increase for three months in a row, according to data released by the Japan Maritime Center (JM...


Yokohama container throughput up 2.4% to 1.48 TEUs in H1

The Port of Yokohama handled 1.48 million TEUs of international and domestic containers in total in the first half (January-June) of 2018, rising 2.4% from a year earlier. Transshipment (T/S) conta...


S. Korea-China Box Traffic Grows for 4 Straight Months

The South Korea-China route traded 257,529 TEUs of containers in July, growing 7.1% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the Yellow Sea Liner Shipping Council (YSLSC). Container moveme...


Taiwan, Australia Sign AEO MRA

The Mutual Recognition Arrangement (MRA) of Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) between Taiwan and Australia was signed at the 22nd Taiwan-Australia Bilateral Economic Consultations held in Canberra...


Containers to/from China Grow 4.9% in Jan-Aug

China’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) recently compiled statistics showing that ports in the nation processed 164,123,300 TEUs of containers in total in January-August, which improved 4.9% from a yea...


Volumes Favorable at Singapore, H.K. Loses for 7 Months Running

Containerized shipments handled at the Port of Singapore amounted to 3,156,300 TEUs in August, rising 7.1% year on year and establishing a new record for the month in question, according to a tally...


Mizuho Signs MoU for Business Cooperation with Russian Agency

Mizuho Bank and AO Mizuho Bank (Moscow) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for business cooperation with the Far East Investment and Export Agency of Russia (FEIA) for the purpose of s...


Shanghai Containerized Freight Index Sags 1.3% Last Week

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) stood at 909.74 points last week, down 1.3% from the previous week, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE). The container spot rate, which...



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