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Rose exports bloom

Roses grown in Bangalore are experrience high demand from the export markets. Last year over 5000 kg of roses were exported by airfreight, making a 14 per...
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Posted on February 16, 2024

British International Freight Association welcomes decision on container shipping rules

The UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) will not recommend to the Secretary that the current Consortia Block Exemption Regulation (CBER) should ...
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Posted on February 15, 2024

French exports of perfumes and cosmetics

There has been a slowdown in key markets, such as China and the United States but French exports of perfumes and cosmetic products continue to grow rapidly...
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Posted on February 14, 2024

Thailand cheap imports

Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)in Thailand are asking for protection against the influx of cheap Chinese imports to maintain their competitivenes...
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Posted on February 13, 2024

Mexico exports more to USA than China

For the first time in more than two decades, last year Mexico surpassed China as the leading source of goods imported into the United States. The shift...
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Posted on February 12, 2024

Nationals from China accused of Illegal Exports to Iran

The U.S. Department of Justice reports that four Chinese nationals have been charged with various federal crimes related to a years-long conspiracy to unla...
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Posted on February 9, 2024

EU dismisses measures against imports of solar panels from China

European solar manufacturers are struggling to break even and are accusing China of unfair trade practices. The European Commission gives priority to ...
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Posted on February 8, 2024

Drought boosts Algeria’s cereal imports

Wheat and barley imports to Algeria look set to remain at elevated levels in the 2024-25 marketing year with delayed sowing, below-average rainfall and poo...
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Posted on February 7, 2024

Poultry imports to South Africa

Poultry imports (mainly chicken) peaked in 2018 at 566,00 tonnes but have since seen a steady decline down to just 373,000 tonnes in 2022. However, for the...
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Posted on February 6, 2024

European Commission proposes to extend duty-free imports from Ukraine

The European Commission has proposed that import duties on Ukrainian exports to the EU remain suspended until June 2025; exceptions will apply to certain a...
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Posted on February 5, 2024

China to Europe exports re-routed

Freight forwarders who organise the shipment of goods — have reported a sharp increase in enquiries and bookings for rail freight to Europe via Russia. ...
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Posted on February 2, 2024

China-Russia rail freight: demand increasing

Freight forwarders are reporting high demand for goods to be sent via rail freight from China through Russia to Europe mainly because of the disruption cau...
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Posted on February 1, 2024

Bangladesh Non-cotton garment exports

Bangladesh's exports of non-cotton garments, including man-made fibres, could double to $19 billion by 2025, an increase from the current $8.5 billion, if ...
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Posted on January 31, 2024

Kenya aims to cut imports

The government of Kenya has started plans to almost double the land under rice production to reduce annual imports, which currently stand at 80 per cent. ...
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Posted on January 30, 2024

USA Wheat Imports Highest in Six Years

U.S. wheat imports are expected to be their highest in six years for the 2023/24 marketing year, according to USDA's Economic Research Service. Several ...
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Posted on January 29, 2024

Iran’s Declining Fish Exports

The head of Iran’s union of canning industries, Masoud Bakhtiari, acknowledged the crisis in the country’s cheap food market on January 16. There was a...
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Posted on January 26, 2024

Turkish imports from Israel rose by 60.5 per cent from October to November

Turkish imports from Israel rose by 60.5 percent from October to November, according to official figures. According to a Turskish journalist, citing da...
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Posted on January 25, 2024

India continues allow edible oil imports at lower duty

India will extend imports of edible oil at a lower duty by another year until March 2025. The lower import duty structure on crude palm oil, crude sunflowe...
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Posted on January 24, 2024

Nigeria low exports, not high imports – Businessday NG

Nigeria's volumes of imports or exports is low considering the size of the country and its level of development. A recent report exploded the myth that ...
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Posted on January 23, 2024

S. Korea record whisky imports in 2023

Customs data shows that South Korea has set a new record for whisky imports in 2023. There is thanks a growing number of foreign liquor enthusiasts in ...
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Posted on January 22, 2024

Irish exports bolstered by Beef sales to the UK

Exports from Ireland in 2023 were supported by strong export sales of beef to the UK. Irish food, drink and horticulture exports reached a value of £14...
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Posted on January 19, 2024

Chile Wine exports

Chile reported in the first half of 2023 “unprecedented declines” in wine exports. A total decline of 20 million boxes and 584 million dollars, represe...
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Posted on January 18, 2024

Chinese exports decline 4.6%

Amid the economic crisis, exports from China saw a downfall for the first time since 2016. Global demand for Chinese-made goods slowed in 2023, according ...
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Posted on January 17, 2024

Air freight rates from China, HK to US, Europe

Air freight rates out of China and Hong Kong to the United States and Europe have returned to levels last seen in September. This is mainly due to surgi...
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Posted on January 16, 2024

Bulgaria’s exports in January – November 2023

BY the end of November 2023, the total value of all the goods exports from Bulgaria amounted to 80 056.0 million leva, 7.1 per cent less than in January ...
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Posted on January 15, 2024

Chinese auto exports rose 64% in 2023

China's car exports surged 63.7% in 2023 while domestic sales, boosted by year-end incentives, rose 4.2%. The increase in exports, to 4.1 million accord...
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Posted on January 12, 2024

Ukrainian Imports Compensation

The Ministry of Agriculture in Hungary announced on Wednesday that it had secured HUF 6 billion (EUR 15.9 million) in compensation from Brussels for domest...
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Posted on January 11, 2024

New London to Netherlands freight ferry service

A new freight ferry service will begin in March, connecting the ports of London (Tilbury 2) and Rotterdam (Europoort). According to information on the com...
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Posted on January 10, 2024

India slips in footwear exports

India’s footwear exports have been losing impetus, and Bangladesh, the neighbour who has become a rising star in labour-intensive sectors such as textile...
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Posted on January 9, 2024

Red Sea crisis pushes freight rates

A major world shipping company has paused all transits through the region ‘for the foreseeable future’ and ocean freight shipping rates continue to inc...
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Posted on January 8, 2024

Türkiye’s exports in 2023 hit all-time high

Türkiye's exports in 2023 hit a record high of $255.8 billion, an increase of 0.6 % from the previous year, according to the President's announced. "Thus...
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Posted on January 5, 2024

USA Investigation into Imports of Unfairly Priced Wine Bottles

On December 29, 2023, the U.S. Glass Producers Coalition, a coalition of U.S. wine bottle manufacturers and American workers, filed petitions to counter un...
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Posted on January 4, 2024

Korea’s orange imports increased by 11.5 percent

Korea's total citrus production is forecast at 570,000 metric tons (MT), a 2.1 percent decline from the previous marketing year (582,000 MT), driven by low...
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Posted on January 3, 2024

Exports to China from Iran rise 24% in November 2023

The value of Iran’s exports to China increased by 24 percent in November 2023, compared with the same month in 2022, according to China’s Customs data....
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Posted on January 2, 2024

Azerbaijan’s revenues from tomato exports increase

Azerbaijan exported tomatoes worth $140.5 million in January-November last year; according to the information, this is 10.3 million USD or 6.83% less than...
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Posted on December 29, 2023

Ecuadorian banana exports regain impetus in 2023

After two years of figures marked by the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2023 brought an improvement in export volumes for bananas from Ecuador, with 316....
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Posted on December 28, 2023

National freight shipping company new terminal

A freight shipping company plans to build a freight-transfer facility on land directly north of Northern Colorado Regional Airport USA. The city's plann...
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Posted on December 27, 2023

Main exports from Singapore resume growth

The non-oil domestic exports from Singapore rose by 1 percent year-on-year in November after contraction for 13 straight months, according to a report by g...
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Posted on December 22, 2023

China requires sincerity from Australia to improve trade

Australian official have said that China could lift the ban on imports of Australian wine early next year. Chinese analysts warned that Australia needs to ...
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Posted on December 21, 2023

Aspiration of 200% growth in textile exports

Pakistan continues to struggle with the challenge of weak exports. This has had an adverse impact on the nation’s trade balance, current account, and for...
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Posted on December 20, 2023

Israeli cargo avoiding Red Sea

One of the world's largest shipping firms said it would no longer carry Israeli cargo via the Red Sea. The shipping line said: "For the safety of ships ...
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Posted on December 19, 2023

Shipping re-routes after Red Sea Attacks

The threats to shipping around Egypt’s Suez Canal may increase freight rates from Asia to Europe or to the US East Coast as ships take alternative, longe...
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Posted on December 18, 2023

China has lifted restrictions on meat imports from 3 abattoirs in Australia

Trade and agriculture ministers in Australia said on Tuesday (Dec 12) that China had lifted restrictions on imports of meat from three large abattoirs in A...
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Posted on December 15, 2023

Discussions about banning Russian grain imports

A ban on imports of Russian grain is being discussed at the European level after Latvia's suggested it. What companies import grain, does this productio...
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Posted on December 14, 2023

Railf Freight Trains halved in 2023

Rail freight volumes along the 'New Silk Road' decreased by around 50 per cent this year. According to the operator, the drop was already visible within th...
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Posted on December 13, 2023

MEPs to curb spike in bogus imports

The European Parliament has approved an ambitious policy in advance of talks with EU ministers on the overhaul of European honey marketing rules. This is ...
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Posted on December 12, 2023

China develops growing appetite for food imports

Imported food has increasingly become a feature on Chinese dining tables. In addition to milk from New Zealand, coconuts from Thailand, cherries from Chile...
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Posted on December 11, 2023

Revised freight forwarding in Phillipines

THE Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) hopes to finalise revisions to the freight forwarding rules for seaborne cargo this year. “The DTI is committ...
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Posted on December 8, 2023

Heathrow imports increase expected before Christmas

A Heathrow-based freight forwarder said it expects its imports in the run up to Christmas to be up almost one third compared to last year, adding that Indi...
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Posted on December 7, 2023

German exports & imports decline in October 2023

German exports in October 2023 experienced a marginal decline of 0.2 per cent; imports saw a more significant drop of 1.2 per cent compared with September ...
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Posted on December 6, 2023
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