Freight News

Pharmaceutical exports from Pakistan increase

The export of pharmaceutical goods from Pakistan showed an increase of 4.09 per cent during the first nine months of current financial year (2019-20) compa...
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Posted on April 30, 2020

Freight forwarders freight ferry support measures

The British International Freight Association (BIFA) gave a cautious welcome to the UK Government’s announcement on 24 April of support measures for frei...
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Posted on April 29, 2020

Sri Lanka tea exports suffer

Sri Lanka's tea exports recorded the lowest-ever volume of shipments and sharp dip in value. COVID-19 mitigation measures have disrupted the trade. Tea...
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Posted on April 28, 2020

Mozzarella exports for Asian pizza

The increasing appetite for pizza in Asia is helping to increase mozzarella export sales for South Australia’s largest cheesemaker. the manufacturer r...
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Posted on April 27, 2020

Covid-19 affects Scottish salmon exports

The Covid-19 pandemic has caused a 32 percent drop in Scottish salmon exports in February. The sector is trying to adapt to the ever-changing restrictions...
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Posted on April 26, 2020

Exports of coronavirus test kits

South Korea's exports of coronavirus test kits increased in the first 20 days of this month in comparison with last year. Exports of test kits were valu...
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Posted on April 25, 2020

Demand for gloves in Covid-19 era boosts Thai rubber exports

The Rubber Authority of Thailand said that the Covid-19 pandemic has boosted Thai rubber exports because of increased global demand for rubber gloves in th...
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Posted on April 23, 2020

South Africa’s Vintners Can’t export Wine

Vintners in South African have been baffled during the COVID-19 pandemic, with their nation's rules changing by the day. They understand the need to protec...
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Posted on April 22, 2020

Lower tariffs help US importers

Income to the US Treasury from customs duties – namely tariffs – fell by 6.8% year over year in March. This was the first annual decline since August ...
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Posted on April 21, 2020

US exports to China fell 11.4% in 2019

US goods exports to China contracted by 11.4 percent due largely to tariffs and business uncertainties in 2019. The COVID-19 pandemic is likely to bring a...
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Posted on April 20, 2020

Covid-19 Pandemic to trigger Japan export fall

Japan’s exports slumped to probably its lowest figure in over 3-1/2 years in March, as the Covid-19 pandemic crushed demand in the United States and Euro...
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Posted on April 19, 2020

SA Wine exports banned during Covid-19 lockdown

South Africa will no longer allow the export of wine while in Covid-19 lockdown, at least in part for fear of wine piracy, it seems. Allowing wine expor...
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Posted on April 18, 2020

USDA Fruit Import Approval – China

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Agency has issued a public statement which authorizes imports of five commerciall...
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Posted on April 17, 2020

China will not limit exports of Covid-19 medical goods

China will not restrict exports of medical goods which protect against the coronavirus pandemic, a government spokesman said. China, the biggest maker ...
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Posted on April 16, 2020

Shipping Industry Covid-19 aftermath

The 'Big 3' shipping alliances — 2M, Ocean Alliance, and The Alliance — are cutting back operations to prevent freight rates from falling because of a ...
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Posted on April 15, 2020

Iron Silk Road Proves cheaper for freight

Groupage freight traffic has been reinvigorated on the 'Iron Silk Road' - the China/Europe rail freight route - but the option of the overland route, faste...
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Posted on April 14, 2020

Healthcare Industry’s Exports Grow 22.5% in Q1 amid COVID-19 Crisis

Healthcare exports from South Korea increased 22.5 percent in the first quarter of 2020 during the COVID-19 crisis. The Korea Health Industry Developmen...
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Posted on April 13, 2020

Ljubljana dairy starts ice cream exports to China

The largest diary in Slovenia has exported the first shipment of its Planica ice cream to China, part of a total export shipment of 43 tonnes planned to b...
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Posted on April 12, 2020

Shipping Line to furlough 600 employees

A shipping line which covers 20 European routes is to furlough 600 employees with 150 redundancies across the UK and the Republic of Ireland. Since the c...
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Posted on April 11, 2020

Kuwait will resume imports of foodstuff from Iran

Kuwait Commerce and Industry Ministry has announced that the country will resume imports of foods from Iran which have been stopped due to spread of corona...
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Posted on April 9, 2020

Manufacturers hope to double exports by 2025

Trinidad and Tobago's manufacturing sector aims to double exports by 2025 and increase its contribution to GDP which which is currently 19 per cent. The...
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Posted on April 8, 2020

Turkey’s horticultural exports buck trend

Fruit and vegetable exports from Turkey have remained strong, despite overall exports dropping due to Covid-19. Turkey’s agricultural exports rose 4.5...
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Posted on April 7, 2020

Fruit & veg exports return to near normal

An Indian fruit marketing organisation said that 140 tonnes of mangoes were shipped from Mumbai on Saturday for the markets in the Middle East, reviving th...
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Posted on April 6, 2020

Fresh produce exports from Australia to restart

The government of Australia has announced a new support package to ease easing pressure fresh produce exporters have experienced because of widespread bor...
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Posted on April 4, 2020

Pigs fly into China

More than 4,000 high-quality French breeding pigs arrived by air freight from China so far this year, as the world's top pork producer rebuilds its decimat...
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Posted on April 3, 2020

India’s chemical industry depends on Chinese imports

One of the bright spots in India’s manufacturing sector is in severe stress because of the Coronavirus lockdown and over-depence on China. The chemical ...
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Posted on April 2, 2020

Kenyan exports uncertain

The Kenyan airfreight export business is being badly affected by closed borders and lack of air freight capacity. There has been a notable drop in exports...
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Posted on April 1, 2020
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