S. Korea-Japan Container Traffic Rises 4% in Sept

Containers traded between South Korea and Japan increased 4% year on year to 161,577 TEUs in September, dramatically coming back from July, when they decreased 1.6%, and August, when they only impr...


S. Korea-China Box Trade Jumps 14.5% in Sept

South Korea's container exports to and imports from China totaled 276,234 TEUs in September, accomplishing a notable improvement of 14.5% from the 241,278 TEUs recorded a year earlier, according to...


JIFFA Members Handle Record 63.5 Mln Tons in H1 of FY2018

Japan International Freight Forwarders Association Inc. (JIFFA) members handled a total of 63.508 million revenue tons (RTs) of international multimodal cargo to and from Japan in the first half of...


Japan-China Box Volumes Grow in Both Directions in Sept

The Japan Maritime Center unveiled on Nov. 22 that container exports from Japan to China increased 3.1% from a year earlier to 870,926 tons in September. In terms of value, however, they declined 0...


New Record Set for Asia to Europe Box Traffic in Jan-Sept

A total of 1,406,591 TEUs of containers were traded between Asia and Europe in September, which grew 6.6% from a year earlier and marked a year-on-year improvement for two back-to-back months, acco...


TPP11 to Go into Effect on December 30 in 6 Countries

Japan Customs has confirmed that the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP), known as TPP11, will take effect on December 30, 2018 in six countries which have...


Spot Container Rates from Shanghai Decline Last Week

The Shanghai Shipping Exchange’s Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) fell 1.1% to 951.57 last week since the previous Friday's reading 961.88 as increases were seen only on the trades from ...


Box Volume at Hong Kong Slips 2.5% in October

Container throughput at the port of Hong Kong dipped 2.5% from the same period last year to 1.634 million TEUs in October, according to the Hong Kong Maritime and Port Board. The Kwai Tsing termina...


Port of LA Sets All-Time Cargo Record in October

The Port of Los Angeles processed 952,554 TEUs in October 2018, a 27.2 percent increase compared to October 2017. It was the most cargo handled in a single month in the port's 111-year history, ecl...


Box Throughput at Singapore Grows 6.4% in Oct

Container throughput at the port of Singapore increased 6.4% in October to 3.15 million TEUs compared to 2.96 million TEUs in the corresponding period in 2017, according to the Maritime and Port Au...



  • Statistics
Copyright© 2000- Japan International Freight Forwarders Association Inc. All Rights Reserved.