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Asia boosts Australian export value

In the 12 months to 30 June 2015, the value of Australian exports rose 5% to AU$1.89 billion, driven mainly by the value of Australian exports to Asia, whi...
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Posted on July 31, 2015

Asia Air Freight Struggles

Air cargo traffic slowly rose through 2013 overall, particularly in the final quarter, but Asian airlines are struggling with air freight. Air freight mark...
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Posted on March 2, 2014

Asia Export Growth Slows

Export growth from seven of East Asia's biggest exporters - Japan, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Singapore - slowed to a stop in the ...
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Posted on August 11, 2013

Logistics Event

The Supply chain and Logistics summit for Asia will be taking place early in the New Year. On 8th and 9th January, industry professionals will meet to disc...
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Posted on December 10, 2012

Asia – Europe Freight rates fall

Although one of the largest shipping lines is reducing capacity on the Asia Europe route, some experts feel that this is unlikely to shore up rates as expe...
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Posted on October 17, 2012

Asia-Pacific air freight declining

The Association of Asia Pacific Airlines said last week that reduced freight volumes and cargo capacity indicate that the industry is heading for a dismal ...
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Posted on October 5, 2011

Growth slow-down for freight

The International Transport Forum is an intergovernmental strategic think tank for transport policy with 52 member countries. Their latest data indicate a...
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Posted on September 22, 2011

Freight and Logistics Opportunities in emerging economies

Emerging markets will become more and more important in the global economy, as countries like India and China report growth rates of around 10%, in sharp c...
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Posted on September 5, 2011

Shipping rates under pressure

One of the world's major shipping lines has announced that profitability is suffering as higher volumes were offset by increased fuel costs and competition...
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Posted on September 1, 2011

Container imports slow

Container Trade Statistics report that imports into Europe from Asia in June were 4.6% down on May, but are above the levels recorded during the same month...
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Posted on August 23, 2011

Europe – freight volumes stagnate

A recently published report shows that exports and imports of freight through European ports increased in May compared with the previous month, but decline...
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Posted on August 19, 2011

Freight Rates rise

Freight rates on shipping lines operating services from Asia to Europe seem to be on the rise, in spite of the fact that ships have been operating below fu...
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Posted on August 9, 2011

Container shipping rates tumble

Having announced last week that they would impose a freight increase on the Asia Europe route in August, shipping lines have revealed that spot rates have ...
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Posted on July 29, 2011
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