Containerized Cargo Volumes from Japan to China Tumble 11.5% in April

Containerized exports from Japan to China plunged 11.5% to 868,069 tons in April, posting a decrease from a year earlier for two back-to-back months, according to a report compiled by the Japan Mar...


South Korea to China Box Traffic Soars 11% in April

Container trade between South Korea and China was brisk in April, enjoying a double-digit increase of 11% year on year to total 275,719 TEUs, according to statistics compiled by the Yellow Sea Line...


China’s Box Volumes Rise 4.2% to 22.40 Mln TEUs in May

Commercial ports in China handled 22.40 million TEUs of containers in total in May, up 4.3% from the same month last year, according to statistics compiled by the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MO...


JIFFA General Assembly Elects Junichiro Watanabe As Chairman

Japan International Freight Forwarders Association Inc. (JIFFA) on June 14 agreed on a business plan for fiscal 2019 (April 2019-March 2020) at its eights annual general assembly since becoming a g...


Myanmar, Thailand Set to Start Overland Cross-border Transport

Thailand and Myanmar will start cross-border transport activities by truck by end July following the agreement signed between the two countries in March this year to facilitate the flow of goods ac...


Cebu Port Cargo Rises 11% in First Quarter

Cargo throughput handled by Cebu ports in the Philippines expanded 11.24% to 8.038 million metric tons for the first quarter compared with the 7.226 million tons recorded in the same quarter last y...


Box Volumes from China to US Fall 4 Months Running

Container exports from 10 major countries and regions in Asia to the U.S. (based on volumes at ports of loading) increased 1.4% to 1,435,565 TEUs in May, registering a year-on-year improvement for ...


Box Throughput at Shanghai Rises 3.6% in May

The port of Shanghai handled 3.76 million TEUs in May, up 3.6% from 3.63 million TEUs achieved in the same month last year, according to Shanghai International Port (Group) Co. (SIPG). For the firs...


US Retailers Keep Stocking up Inventory Ahead of More Tariffs

Imports at the U.S.'s major retail container ports are expected to continue to grow this summer as retailers stock up inventory to get ahead of higher tariffs, according to the monthly Global Port ...


Port of Shimizu Reports Marginal Slip in May Box Traffic

Container throughput at the port of Shimizu fell slightly by 0.9% from the same month last year to 44,022 TEUs in May, representing a decline for two consecutive months, according to Shimizu Port A...



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