Korea-Japan Box Traffic Shrinks While Korea-China Volumes Remain Robust

Containerized shipments traded between South Korea and Japan suffered a double-digit contraction in August, plunging 14% from 156,800 TEUs to 135,100 TEUs and registering a year-on-year decrease fo...


Japan-to-China Box Trade Soars 15% in September

On the trade from Japan to China, 879,553 tons of containerized shipments were traded in August, according to the Japan Maritime Center (JMC). Thanks to growth in wood pulp, raw materials for plast...


Cross-Strait Box Traffic Jumps Back in September

Taiwan's major ports exported and imported a total of 221,230 TEUs of containers directly to and from China in September, which swelled 9.92% year on year from 201,273 TEUs, according to the state’...


S. Korea's Box Traffic Swings to Growth in September

Containerized shipments moved to and from South Korea in September grew 3.2% from a year earlier to 2.34 million TEUs, according to the economy’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries (MOF). They came b...


China’s Box Volume down 1.3% to 192.6 Mln TEUs in Jan - Sept

China processed a total of 24.53 million TEUs of containers in September, up 7.6% year on year, according to statistics compiled by the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT). Those to and from coast...


Port of Long Beach Sets Another Records in September

Trade hums at nation's second-busiest seaport amid COVID-19 concerns The Port of Long Beach accomplished a pair of records in September by achieving its busiest month ever and its most active quart...


Box Traffic from Japan to US Plunges 21% in Sept.

Outbound containers from Japan to the U.S. amounted to 37,233 TEUs in September, which plunged 21.2% from a year earlier, according to statistics compiled by American research company Descartes Dat...


Ex-Shanghai Spot Rates Fluctuate Diversely among Routes

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) for Week 42 rose 0.7% from the previous week to 1,448.87 points, the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE) unveiled recently. Spot freight rates from Shan...


Box Throughput at Singapore Rises 3.7% in Sept

The port of Singapore registered stronger box throughput in September over the corresponding month of last year, according to data from Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA). The port reco...


Asia-to-U.S. Box Trade Sets New Record for Sept.

Outbound containers to the U.S. from 10 major countries and regions in Asia surged 14.5% year on year to 1,647,777 TEUs in total in September, setting a new record for the month in question, Americ...



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