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Turkey Exports surge

Exports from Turkey this June increased by 15.8% from the same month last year, recovering from a decline due to the COVID-19 outbreak, Turkey’s trade minister said. Exports recorded a month-on-month rise of 35% thanks to the normalization process. Imports ...Read More

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Covid-19 Lockdown Causes Export and Import fall

The Covid-19 lockdown caused double-digit declines in Hungary’s exports and imports in April, data released by the Central Statistical Office (KSH) shows. Exports fell by 37.2 percent to 5.620 billion euros, while imports dropped 29.1 percent to 6.181 billion euros. ...Read More

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China Suspends Chicken Exports

China has suspended poultry exports from an Arkansas processing plant, where workers had tested positive for COVID-19. A spokesperson for the processing plant said that the company is investigating the matter. They said that “It is important to note that ...Read More

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Egypt opens 7 new export markets

Egypt has opened seven new markets for fruit and vegetable exports within 6 months, despite the difficulties created by the Covid-19 crisis. Agricultural exports have reached almost all international markets. This has allowed the export of dates to Australia, oranges ...Read More

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Winemakers inr Portugal resume exports to China

Winemakers in the Dão wine region of Portugal have exported their first shipment of wine to China since the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic. It is hoped that the region can soon export more wine to China, so the volume ...Read More

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Scottish exports fall by 15%

Scottish goods exports in the first three months of this year were worth £7.17 billion, from £8.49bn a year ago; this reflects Covid-19’s impact on global sales since the start of 2020. UK goods exports in the first quarter of ...Read More

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Singapore and France agree freight policy

Singapore and France have announced in a joint statement that they will co-operate to ensure the supply chains for essential food and agricultural freight remain operational during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Minister of Agriculture and Food of France and the ...Read More

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Exports from Germany fall drastically

German exports fell at a record rate in April because economies around the world shut down to contain Covid-19. Export volumes fell 31.1% from a year earlier, an unprecedented slump in the record that reaches back to 1950. Imports fell ...Read More

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COVID-19 harms Kenyan Horticulture Exports

COVID-19 is damaging most sectors of the world’s economy. But Kenya has enjoyed a booming trade relationship with Europe recently, and the global lockdown has hit small and large commercial farmers especially hard. Roses and passion fruits exports are hard ...Read More

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China Suspends US Pork and Soybean Imports

Responding to the threat from the USA to remove special treatment for Hong Kong, including export controls and extradition treatment, China has suspended imports of US pork and soybeans, apart from cotton and corn. China may introduce more stringent import ...Read More

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Thailand food exports soar

Thailand is making the most of its history of food production, as the Covid-19 pandemic affects production and shipments of manufactured goods. The proportion of food- and agricultural-related exports to total shipments increased to 19.7% in April, their highest level ...Read More

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Mango exports from Pakistan hit by Covid-19

Traditional mango exports have been badly affected by the economic havoc wreaked by Covid-19 and exporters fear a huge decline in export of the fruit in 2020. Many international flights have been suspended, borders closed and rising freight costs are ...Read More

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China-Europe freight train 72% increase

From May 31, China-Europe freight trains running from Yiwu, in the Zhejiang province of China carried out 200 trips this year. The service transported 16,672 freight containers, a growth rate of 72 percent, according to China Railway Shanghai Group Co ...Read More

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Covid-19 supplies by rail freight

China-Europe freight trains which depart from Yiwu connect five cities in eastern China and 36 countries in Europe. These include Spain, Denmark, Switzerland and France, and deliver cross-border mail of over 2,000 tons. The majority of cargo transported is Corvid-19 ...Read More

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S. Korea exports wristband trackers for quarantine violators

South Korea has been using electronic wristbands equipped with a location-tracking system on people who violate self-isolation rules since late April. Health authorities said exports of the wristbands will help South Korea to form a deeper connection with the rest ...Read More

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Air cargo aims to make freight more efficient

According to the Digital Container Shipping Association, the ocean freight industry spends up to $8bn a year on paper bills of lading. The Covid-19 pandemic has accelerated the need for electronic documentation – and cost cuts – in the struggling ...Read More

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Kenya’s herb farmers crushed by virus blow to exports

For herb growers in Kenya heavy rains - as have been experienced recently - often mean a year of solid profits. The thriving horticultural sector has become a major driver of Kenya’s export revenue. But measures put in place to ...Read More

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April garment exports from Vietnam plummet

Garment and textile exports from Vietnam in April fell 20 percent year-on-year and could fall further, as importers cancel orders because of Covid-19 pandemic impacts. Data showed that garment and textile exports in the first four months fell 6.6 percent ...Read More

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Disinfectant exports from Turkey increase because of COVID-19

Disinfectant product exports from Turkey recorded a more than tenfold increase during the first four months of the year. The coronavirus pandemic increased demand for such products, increasing to $90 million from $8.6 million the year before. The data revealed ...Read More

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Imports Will Decline

The economic effects of the coronavirus pandemic continue will cause imports at major U.S. retail container ports to see double-digit year-over-year declines this spring and summer. “Factories in China are largely back online and stores that closed here in the ...Read More

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Freight trains continue in spite of coronavirus slowdowns

Freight trains transporting and transporting food, consumer products, chemicals and livestock to and from manufacturers, stores and ports are still running through Los Angeles County and California. During the past two months, the COVID-19 pandemic and resulting closures have disrupted ...Read More

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Coronavirus fails to slow down China lamb imports

Lamb exports from Australia to China rose marginally in April, in spite of fears about the impact of cornavirus on the import/export trade. China imported 7086 tonnes of lamb during the month, an increase of six per cent on March. ...Read More

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Thai food and electronic exports increase despite global Covid-19 crisis

Thai exports grew by 0.91 per cent in the first quarter compared to the same period last year, mainly bcause of food and electronics. Overall exports are expected to contract by 8 per cent year on year. The chief of ...Read More

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Kampot pepper in storage as exports dry up

The famous Kampot pepper from Cambodia is facing export difficulties because of COVID-19 restrictions since receiving its geographic indicator (GI) certification from the European Union. Nguon Lay, the president of the KPPA, said that - since the outbreak of the ...Read More

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Exports of Lime and Lemon from Iran banned

A government ministry in Iran has banned the export of limes, lemons and the rubber used in making masks following the outbreak of Covid-19. Over 5,000 tons of lime imports will be in Iran by May 4 in order to ...Read More

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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 exports in March amounted to 13.8 million kilos, the lowest ever. This was worse than the previous ...Read More

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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 recently closed a deal to export 1000 tonnes of mozzarella a year from its factory near Adelaide. It will ...Read More

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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. The latest HMRC export figures in February 2020 show a fall of 2,700 tonnes compared ...Read More

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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 valued at US$131.9 million in the 20-day period, compared with $7.25 million last year, ...Read More

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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 the medical industry. 'We have seen Thai rubber export growth increase, particularly rubber gloves and synthetic ...Read More

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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 protect health but they worry that rules banning all wine sales and exports will lead to ...Read More

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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 2017. The largest driver was a 5.8% reduction in imports. That in ...Read More

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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 more serious picture for this year, a leading trade association said in the USA ...Read More

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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 Europe. The increasing consequences of the pandemic has added pressure to an economy already on ...Read More

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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 exports raised concerns, including burglaries and theft of alcohol from closed outlets. Liquor ...Read More

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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 of surgical masks and other products, said it would start inspecting exports after importers' complaints that some Chinese ...Read More

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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 steep decline in cargo volumes. There were 212 temporary cancellations of container ships from ...Read More

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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 Development Institute, said that Korea’s exports of pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and cosmetics totaled US$4.4 billion in the first ...Read More

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Covid -19 – China suspends exports of non-essential goods

Customs authorities in China have required all non-essential goods which have been loaded on vessels for export after March 27 to be unloaded. The decision is based on lockdowns in various countries, which may mean that the cargo will not ...Read More

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R W Freight Services is ready

Exports and Imports are being affected by many factors beyond our control, but shippers can be assured that R W Freight have fully prepared for the factors which we can control. All our staff  are fully equipped to work from ...Read More

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Singapore exports grow in COVID-19 outbreak

Non-oil exports from Singapore grew rather than shrank in February, showing a rise in shipments to the European Union, Japan and the U.S. But exports to China and Hong Kong fell, demonstrating the instability of the city-state's key export markets. ...Read More

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