US Retailers Still Stocking up Though Slowly

Imports at the U.S.' s major retail container ports will remain at high levels this summer but are expected to grow only modestly compared with last year's rush to bring merchandise into the countr...


India Customs Revises Cargo Manifest Regulations

India's Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has unveiled regulatory changes of the Sea Cargo Manifest and Transhipment Regulation (SCMT) which will require shipping lines, exporters ...


Containers to/from Osaka down 4% to 172,971 TEUs in May

The Port of Osaka handled 172,971 TEUs of containers in May, decreasing 4% and suffering the first year-on-year contraction in three months, according to an announcement made by the city of Osaka’s...


Ex-China Container Rates down 2.3% in Week 26

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index for Week 26, unveiled on July 5 by the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE), stood at 810.91 points, down 2.3% from the previous week. On the Europe trade, tran...


Port Klang to Introduce Solutions to Reduce Congestion

Malaysia's Port Klang Authority (PKA) will introduce online solutions to mitigate congestion and reduce waiting time for pick-up or delivery of containers at the port in cooperation with the termin...


Containers to/from Japan up 3% to New Record in 2018

Japanese ports handled a total of 23.49 million TEUs of international and domestic containers in 2018 (January-December), setting a new yearly record, announced on July 3 by the Ministry of Land, I...


Japan’s Int’l Container Trade Grows 8.8% in 5 Years

A total of 19.48 million tons of containers were imported to and exported from Japan in November 2018, growing 8.8% from the corresponding month of 2013, unveiled by the Ministry of Land, Infrastru...


Box Volumes at Taiwan Ports Remain Flat in Jan-May

International trade ports processed a total of 6,324,423 TEUs of containers in the first five months (January-May), which only grew a minute 0.17% year on year from 6,313,960 TEUs. Volumes at major...


Cambodia's National Single Window Goes Live

Cambodia joined the live implementation of the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) to exchange Form Ds electronically on July 1, 2019. Cambodia's Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) launched the National S...


Indonesia Now Cracks down on Import Wastepaper

The Indonesian Government changed regulations on the import of waste paper to Indonesia, effective June 1, 2019, according to Hapag-Lloyd. This change refers to the procedure of verification method...



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