Korea-Japan Container Trade Decreases 0.7% in 2021

The total volume of containerized shipments moved between South Korea and Japan in 2021 decreased 0.7% from the previous calendar year to 2,843,343 TEUs, according to the Korea Nearsea Freight Conf...


Taiwan’s Big 4 Ports Process 5.9% More Containers in 2021

Taiwan’s four major international trade ports processed a total of 15,454,554 TEUs of containers in 2021, up 5.9% year on year from 14,593,577 TEUs, the state’s Ministry of Transportation and Commu...


Shanghai Container Rate Index Falls for Two Straight Weeks

Last week, the composite index for spot rates for container exports from the Chinese port of Shanghai went down 0.8% from the previous week to 5,053.12 points, falling for two back-to-back weeks, t...


South Korea’s Box Volumes for 2021 Exceed Pre-Pandemic Level

The total volume of containerized shipments handled at South Korean trade ports in 2021 amounted to 30 million TEUs, which was greater by 3.1% than 29.1 million TEUs in the previous year and by 2.6...


Korea-China Box Trade Swells 4.5% to 3.4 Mln TEUs in 2021

On the route between South Korea and China, a total of 3,447,013 TEUs of containers were traded in 2021, up 4.46% from the previous year, according to the Yellow Sea Liner Shipping Council (YSLSC)....


Japan-U.S. Box Trade Increases 10% in 2021

Japan’s container exports to the U.S. plunged 13.3% to 41,897 TEUs in December of last year, marking a year-on-year decrease for three months in a row, according to Descartes Datamyne. The U.S. res...


Container Volumes to/from China Swell 7% in 2021

Chinese ports handled 23.07 million TEUs of containers in December 2021, up 0.7% from the same month of the previous year, the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT) has unveiled. Coastal ports were ...


Malaysia Readily Completes Ratification Process of RCEP

Malaysia has completed the ratification process of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Agreement and is ready to become the 12th member of the regional economic agreement on Marc...


Korea-China Car Ferry Box Trade Swells 20% in 2021

Container movement was brisk in 2021 in car ferry services between South Korea and China, ballooning 20% from the previous year to a total of 671,072 TEUs, according to an organization of operators...


SCFI Falls Minutely at High Levels Last Week

The market for container exports from China was mostly stable last week, when freight rates fluctuated at high levels. Unveiled by the Shanghai Shipping Exchange (SSE), the composite index for spot...



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