S. Korea’s Box Trade to/from Southeast Asian Economies Dips 2.6% in Aug.

South Korea traded 326,600 TEUs of containers to and from eight other Asian countries and regions in August, which declined 2.6% year on year. Exports from South Korea accounted for 164,000 TEUs, d...


Box Throughput at Yokohama Contracts 11% in H1

The Port of Yokohama processed 17.8 million tons of oceangoing containerized shipments in the first half (January-June), which plunged 11.2% from a year earlier, according to the city of Yokohama’s...


Cross-Strait Box Traffic Rises for 4 Consecutive Months

Taiwan’s Big Four ports exported and imported a total of 226,342 TEUs of containerized shipments to and from China in August, which surged 11.54% from the corresponding month of 2019’s 202,919 TEUs...


Containers to/from China Swell 6.4% in Aug

The Chinese economy remained stable on a recovery track in August, helping China’s leading hub ports process more containers than a year earlier, according to the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MO...


Ex-Shanghai Container Spot Rates Slow down Last Week

Demand for exporting containerized shipments from China slowed down in the face of National Day holiday. The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) rose only by 0.9% to 1421.75 in the week end...


Japan-to-China Containers Surge 12.5% in July

Containerized shipments exported from Japan to China increased a notable 12.5% to 883,415 tons in July, thanks to growth in pulp and containerboard, registering the first year-on-year improvement s...


Containers to/from S. Korea down 3.9% in Aug.

South Korea’s trade ports did not perform well in August. Combined volume of containerized shipments handled there went down 3.9% year on year to 2.32 million TEUs, according to figures compiled by...


Ningbo Containerized Freight Index Falls 2.5% Last Week

In Week 38 ended on September 18, Ningbo Containerized Freight Index (NCFI) (NCFI) issued by Ningbo Shipping Exchange (NBSE) closed at 1193.1 points, slightly down by 2.5% against the previous week...


China to US Spot Rates Hit New High Last Week

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) continued uptrend last week, with its comprehensive index ticking up another 4.0% or 54.53 points to 1409.57. Container spot rates on the trade from ...


Japan's Containerized Exports to US Plunge 29.4% in Aug.

Outbound containers from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 39,289 TEUs in August, which improved 3.9% from the previous month but plunged 29.4% from the corresponding month of 2019, according to Descar...



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