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N. Korea-China freight train

Cargo train operation between North Korea and China will probably continue, a South Korean government official said, citing Beijing's confirmation of its r...
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Posted on September 30, 2022

Singapore residents eat chewy chapatis

Singapore restaurants are serving soft chewy chapatis because India's ban on wheat exports since May has caused flour shortages. The cost has increased by...
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Posted on September 29, 2022

Georgia record fig exports

Georgia exported 890 tons of figs in July-August 2022. In 2020 the country exported 930 tons. Export prices jumped 40% from $1.00/kg in 2021 to a record hi...
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Posted on September 28, 2022

Riga creates digital platform for multimodal cargo

The Port of Riga authority is creating an integrated platform to develop the automation of port and logistics processes. The project aims to provide mul...
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Posted on September 27, 2022

UK Beef imports decrease

UK imports of fresh and frozen beef in July fell by 9.1% on June levels, and 2,600 tonnes (13%) down on imports for July last year. Between January and ...
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Posted on September 26, 2022

Italy to leave China Belt and Road freight initiative

Giorgia Meloni, the future Italian Prime Minister, expressed her intentions of not renewing Italy’s participation in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI). ...
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Posted on September 23, 2022

Shanghai Port to build container terminal

Shanghai International Port Group is to spend CNY51.3 billion ($7.2 billion) to develop a new port and container terminal at Yangshan Deep Water Port in Zh...
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Posted on September 22, 2022

U.S. freight railroads cut services

U.S. freight railroads are reducing their services after two of the country’s largest rail unions failed to agree on a new contract. The railroads beg...
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Posted on September 21, 2022

Thailand exports of gems and jewellery are increasing

Thailand's gems and jewellery exports are expected to grow by 20% this year after purchase orders rose significantly over the first seven months of 2022. ...
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Posted on September 20, 2022

Exports from Belarusia are recovering

The Prime Minister of Belarusia Roman Golovchenko said exports are recovering, after visiting archaeological excavations at the site of the Minsk ancient s...
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Posted on September 16, 2022

Medicine Exports to Developed Markets grow

Medicine exports from Bangladesh to the developed countries are steadily growing following regulatory approval from the US, European and some other countri...
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Posted on September 15, 2022

China increases Russian Imports, Keeps Exports Level

China has increased imports of Russian energy and raw materials this year without doing the same for tech exports. China imported $72.9 billion worth of...
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Posted on September 14, 2022

US imports to fall

Imports at major US container ports are expected to fall below last year’s levels for the remainder of 2022. Cargo volumes are above pre-pandemic leve...
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Posted on September 13, 2022

Ukraine food exports for World Food Programme

About 280,000 tonnes of agricultural products will be exported from Ukrainian ports for the World Food Programme (WFP) under a UN-brokered deal. Russian...
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Posted on September 12, 2022

Ocean Shipping Rates Falling

Freight rates on the main USA ocean trade routes are falling during what is ususally the industry’s peak season, after cargo owners shipped seasonal good...
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Posted on September 9, 2022

Product prices to rise as inputs and freight costs increase

A multi-national consumer goods company based in South Africa, says price increases will continue into 2023 as pulp and sea-freight costs weigh on the busi...
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Posted on September 8, 2022

China pressurises Indian hair exports

Importers in China, who account for 80 per cent of Indian hair exports, are asking exporters to ship hair at a discount of 40 per cent. Beijing has not ...
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Posted on September 7, 2022

U.S. exports of hardwood expand

In January to June 2022 the U.S. exports of hardwood timber expanded 12% year-on-year to. The value of exports jumped 21% . In June, the average price f...
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Posted on September 6, 2022

Sea Freight Service for flowers

A company specialising in flower preservation is now offering a sea freight services. The flowers are treated with preservatives then monitored by Technic...
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Posted on September 5, 2022

Pakistan relying on India for imports of vegetables

Unprecedented rains in Pakistan followed by a deluge have inundated land resulting in a severe scarcity of food items, prominently among them staple vege...
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Posted on September 2, 2022

Fiji exports 500 products to Australia

About 500 products are exported to Australia from Fiji each year, according to the Investment Fiji CEO. HE said “If you look at our export base, Austr...
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Posted on September 1, 2022
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