Used Vehicle Exports Tumble 24.7% in July, But Shows Signs of Recovery

Japan exported 86,257 secondhand motor vehicles (passenger cars, cargo freighters, buses and electric vehicles) in July, according to a reported compiled by the International Auto Trade Association...


COVID-19 Drives down Cargo Traffic in Philippine Ports

Philippine ports handled 106.2 million tons nationwide in the first six months of the year. The figure represents a decline of 19% from the same period last year, according to the Philippine Ports ...


Cross-Strait Box Traffic Grow 7% to 226,054 TEUs in July

Taiwan’s four major ports handled a total of 226,054 TEUs of cross-strait containers in July, up 7.4% from a year earlier, the state’s Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) unveiled ...


Japan-China Box Trade Decreases 9% in H1

The volume of containerized shipments traded between Japan and China decreased 4.2% to 831,548 tons in June, registering a year-on-year shrinkage for 16 months in a row, according to statistics rel...


Ex-Shanghai Spot Rates Continue to Increase

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) increased 1.4% from the previous week to 1,183.7 points in Week 33(?), the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) announced on Aug. 21. From a year earlier...


Containers to/from China Rise 4.6% in July

Containerized shipments traded to and from China turned upward in July, rising 4.6% from a year earlier to 23.82 million TEUs, as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had ceased escalating, le...


Box Traffic from Japan to US Plunges 37% in July

Containerised exports from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 37,811 TEUs in July, which plunged 37.2% from a year earlier and 20.3% from a month earlier, according to statistics compiled by Descartes D...


Containers to/from Japan Wane 0.3% to 18.85M TEUs in 2019

Total container volumes imported to and exported from Japan’s 64 international container ports shrank 0.3% in 2019 from the previous calendar year to 18,853,994 TEUs, according to the Harbor Modern...


Hong Kong Achieves Positive Growth for Two Months Running

Hong Kong Port saw increased container volumes in July again following the previous month. The port recorded 1.601 million TEUs handled in July, a 3.3% increase compared to the same month last year...


Demand Growth Boosts Ex-China Container Rates

Being faced with the global novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, governments are promoting economic recovery, leading to growth in cargo transport demand. The Shanghai Shipping Exchange recently ...



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