Japan-China Box Traffic Drops in Both Directions in Nov

Exports from Japan to China plunged 13% to 850,474 tons in November 2019, registering a year-on-year contraction for the ninth consecutive month, according to figures compiled by the Japan Maritime...


ASEAN-10 to Add Three Documents to ASW Platform

Ten ASEAN countries will start to exchange documents via the ASEAN Single Window (ASW) platform including the e-Phyto-Sanitary Certificate, e-Animal Health Certificate and the e-ASEAN Customs Decla...


Japan-S. Korea Box Trade to Shrink for 1st Time in 4 Years

It is estimated that container trade between Japan and South Korea shrank from a year earlier in 2019, suffering the first year-on-year contraction in four years, or since 2015. Major contributing ...


Ex-China Box Rates Dwindle in Face of Lunar New Year

Freight rates for exporting containers from China fluctuated mildly on many trades in the week of Jan. 13, as the shipment rush before Lunar New Year had come to an end. The Shanghai Shipping Excha...


Container Rates Soar on Asia to Middle East Trade

Spot rates for carrying containers from Asia to the Middle East exceeded the 1,000-per-TEU line in December 2019, the first such development in five years and a month, or since November 2014. At a ...


Ocean Box Traffic at Yokohama Dips Slightly in Jan-Oct

The Port of Yokohama handled 215,268 TEUs of loaded and empty oceangoing containers in October 2019, which plunged 12.6% from the previous year, according to the City of Yokohama’s Port and Harbor ...


AEO Importers Allowed to Pay THCs Directly to Terminal Operators in Nhava Sheva

Jawaharlal Nehru Custom House has issued a public notice which allows importers having Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) status in Nhava Sheva and those availing direct port delivery (DPD) facilit...


Containers to/from China Reach Record 260 Mln TEUs in 2019

Combined volume of containerized shipments handled at ports in China hiked 4.4% from the previous year to a record high of 261.07 million TEUs in 2019, according to data compiled by the nation's Mi...


S. Korea-China Container Traffic Grows 5% in '19

Container trade between South Korea and China grew 5.1% from the previous year to 3,176,719 TEUs in 2019, despite concern over a decline in freight movement due to the trade friction between the U....


Container Throughput at Tokyo down 6% in Oct.'19

The Port of Tokyo handled a total of some 300,000 TEUs of loaded containers in October 2019, which went down 6% from a year earlier, according to the Tokyo Metropolitan Government (TMG)'s Bureau of...



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