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Spirits exports from Ireland declined last year

An industry report shows spirits exports from the Irish Republic declined by 16 per cent last year. This was probably caused the closure of hospitality ven...
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Posted on September 30, 2021

Increased container freight rates for container ships drive up Japan food prices

As freight rates for container ships continue to rise, food prices keep increasing. The president of the Japanese Shipowners’ Association, expressed ...
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Posted on September 29, 2021

Chinese city launches new freight train route to London

Last Saturday a freight train departed Wuwei City, in northwest China's Gansu Province, for London. This was the inaugaral trip of the new route of China-...
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Posted on September 27, 2021

LA Ports Blocked With Cargo Imports

Last week some 60 container cargo ships were standing idle at the entrance of the Los Angelese port complex last week. Congestion in the San Pedro Bay is e...
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Posted on September 26, 2021

China’s clean marine fuel exports dip, teapot demand bolsters imports | Reuters

Exports from China of clean marine bunker, or very low-sulphur fuel oil (VLSFO), fell by 2% in August from a year-ago period, customs data showed. Augus...
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Posted on September 24, 2021

Sri Lanka’s Ceylon Tea exports up 15-pct in July 2021, Iraq top buyer | EconomyNext

Exports of Ceylon Tea from Sri Lanka grew 15.7 percent in August 2021 from 25.48 million kilograms in 2020, when exports were hit by Covid-19 restrictions....
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Posted on September 23, 2021

August soybean imports to China from Brazil rise 10.9%

August soybean imports from Brazil into China rose 10.9% from the same month last year, according to customs data, while imports from the United States fel...
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Posted on September 22, 2021

Australian exports aim for greater value

The Minister for Agriculture and Northern Australia David Littleproud welcomed the launch of CSIRO’s Trusted Agrifoods Export Mission, supporting industr...
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Posted on September 21, 2021

Nigeria fish exports decline – The Nation Newspaper

Nigeria’s fish exports have marginaly declined in the last five years. According to data from the International Trade Centre’s (ITC) Trade Map on f...
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Posted on September 20, 2021

Two atypical cases of mad cow disease detected in Brazil, beef exports to China suspended

Two cases of mad cow disease have been detected in Brazil, which has resulted in suspension of its exports of beef to China. The precaution was taken unde...
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Posted on September 11, 2021

Port congestion hampers shipping

As well as an international shortage of containers, there is congestion at major international ports. Some sea terminals in China have been closed due to s...
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Posted on September 10, 2021

Shipping crises may afffect gift prices

There are concerns that the global shipping crisis may mean that consumers may pay higher prices for Christmas gifts. The cost of importing products fro...
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Posted on September 9, 2021

Delays of mango exports to Pakistan

Exports of mangoes from Kenya to Pakistan have been delayed because Kenya is being slow to approve a memorandum of understanding (MoU) already agreed upon ...
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Posted on September 8, 2021

UK Food and drink exports

In non-EU markets, including in Central and South America, exports to some countries have doubled since H1 2020. The fastest-growing export markets were Co...
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Posted on September 7, 2021

Sea freight container ship shortages

Global sea freight has been severely disrupted by the Covid crisis. It is now recovering and prompting an increase in new container ship orders as the indu...
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Posted on September 6, 2021

UK food and drink exports recover

Food and drink exports from the uk have recovered in the first half of this year after a Covid 19 affected eports in 2020. According to the Food & Drink...
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Posted on September 5, 2021

Far East of Russia to increase exports to China

The Government of Russia intends to increase exports from the country's Far East to China. The Minister for the Development of the Russian Far East and Arc...
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Posted on September 3, 2021

Wine imports to S Korea increase

South Korea's wine imports reached a high in 2020 as more people enjoyed drinking at home due to the Covid 19 pandemic. S Korea's imports were valued at U...
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Posted on September 2, 2021

China import restrictions on Australian goods

China informally banned a series of goods from Australia last year such as coal, log timber and wine, opening the import market to the U.S. Political a...
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Posted on September 1, 2021
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