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Gothenburg Reports fall in Freight Containers Handled

The Port of Gothenburg has reported an unprecedented fall in freight container volumes for the first six months of the year; a 22% fall in the number of containers shipped is the biggest decrease in the history of the port. ...Read More

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Rail freight from China to Scandinavia

A new rail freight service, we can now transport containers all the way from China, through Russia and Belarus, to Sweden by rail. Previously, the freight was unloaded in Karpin, just outside Warsaw in Poland, before being forwardewd by road ...Read More

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Swedish Exporters Struggle

The economy in Sweden slowed at the start of the year as exports tried to maintain momentum, dulling a housing-fueled investment and consumption boom in the largest Nordic economy. Gross domestic product in Sweden grew 0.4 percent in the first ...Read More

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Dutch avocado imports

In 2016, the Netherlands imported a record €433m of avocados. This makes it the largest importer of avocados in the world after the US, according to the national statistics office. Avocados are now the second biggest fruit import in the ...Read More

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Romania – Sweden rail freight service

A new rail freight service will begin during January, linking Curtici near Arad in western Romania with major logistics centres in Sweden. The service will join two existing freight routes, to form the ‘first unified rail connection’ between Romania and ...Read More

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China’s wine imports forecast to grow 25% in 2016

China’s wine imports in 2016 are expected to increase by 25% over the previous year, which would make it the highest in the past five years. The country imported 505 million litres of wines, worth about US$1.9 billion in the ...Read More

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WWF reveals ‘challenging’ furniture imports to UK

The WWF-UK has revealed that imports from outside the EU are the furniture industry’s biggest challenge when dealing with sourcing timber from legitimate producers. According to its new report ‘Are you sitting comfortably? Sustainable timber sourcing and the UK furniture ...Read More

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Eurotunnel Sells UK Rail Freight Carrier

Eurotunnel Group has completed the sale of GB Railfreight (GBRf) which is the third largest rail freight operator in the UK, to equity company EQT Infrastructure II. GBRf currently runs over 1,000 trainloads a week, around 15% of the UK’s ...Read More

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Sweden exports more to Nigeria

Nigeria’s trade exports to Sweden have continued to increase reaching N222.713 billion as at 2015 while exports from Sweden to Nigeria is N74.237 billion according to Swedish Minister for European Union (EU) Affairs and Trade, Mrs. Ann Linde. Speaking to ...Read More

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Wood Exports from Sweden in July up 5%

Significant increases in exports of softwood lumber and planed lumber to Africa (+3%), and particularly to Asia (+42%), led to an increase in exports from Sweden by a total of 5% to approximately 986,000m³ in July. Concerning sales in Africa, ...Read More

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Former Vice President brings imports lawsuit in Zimbabwe

Former Vice President and now Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) leader, Joice Mujuru, has filed a lawsuit against President Robert Mugabe and his government over the controversial import ban on basic consumer goods. She argues that the imports ban is in ...Read More

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Decarbonising freight: will Sweden’s eHighway take us in the right direction?

Sweden last month became one of the first countries to introduce a highway with overhead electrical wires to transfer electrical power to trucks. The so-called eHighway is a 2 km line of electric light rail cables in Sandviken, north of ...Read More

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Electric-highway test for freight haulers begins in Sweden

The world’s freight moves via trucks. Even when cargo is flown or shipped in containers around the world, delivery to the end of the supply chain is by freight lorry. And while the carbon footprint for a freight truck is ...Read More

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Swedish company develops dry-bulk rail freight concept

KIRUNA Wagon, an engineering company in Sweden, is building a demonstrator dry-bulk freight wagon and unloading station for salt traffic in Catalonia. This is under the aegis of the European Union-funded Hermes project, which is attempting to enhance the productivity, ...Read More

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Sweden introduces 730m-long freight trains

Regular operation of 730m-long freight trains began in Sweden on April 28, following the completion of a multi-annual project by infrastructure manager Trafikverket to accommodate longer trains. Hector Rail is now operating 730m-long freight trains on the Hallsberg/Katrineholm - Malmö ...Read More

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RDF exports see strong start to 2016

Exports of refuse derived fuel (RDF) from the UK have shown a strong start to the year.More than 600,000 tonnes of material were exported to Europe during January and February, according to the latest provisional Environment Agency data. This suggest ...Read More

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Rail bridge in Gothenburg Port opens

A new rail bridge over the Göta Älv River – the South Marieholm Bridge – opened to traffic on 31 March. The new double-track bridge will result in a long-awaited expansion of rail capacity to and from the largest cargo ...Read More

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Officials urged to resist Sweden’s plan to ban lobster imports

The lobster fishing and export industries in Maine, USA, are moving swiftly to pressure the European Union not to approve a proposal from Sweden to list the American lobster as an invasive species. This listing would effectively ban 28 EU ...Read More

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Sweden December exports higher than 2014

With an increase of 0.6% to a total of 904,200 m³, Swedish exports of softwood lumber and planed products in December 2015 were only slightly higher than the previous year. Exports to buyers within Europe were raised by roughly 13% ...Read More

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Russia banning imports of US soy

Moscow's ban on imports of US soybeans may have forced Russia to use genetically-modified crops to gain enough oilseeds for its burgeoning livestock industry – at least, according to US officials. In 2014 Russia banned a swathe of agricultural imports ...Read More

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Sweden expects trade with India to grow in 2016

After a lull in bilateral trade with India from 2011 to 2013, Sweden saw an increase in trade with India in 2015 and expects its trade prospects to be much better in 2016. During the first nine calendar months of ...Read More

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Timber exports from Sweden rise

Swedish exports of sawn and planed softwood were up 5% in January-November 2015 compared with the same period 2014, according to Statistics Sweden. Exports in November were up 2% compared with the same month last year. Sweden’s biggest export market ...Read More

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Sweden can provide clean tech to India

With deteriorating air quality becoming an area of concern, Sweden said it is keen to provide clean technology solutions to India. "Sweden has many years of experience in the field of clean technology. The much debated air quality, for example, ...Read More

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UK output eases but exports up

A recent report said that while UK manufacturing levels are slowing, exports are lifting slightly. The report added that export levels rose for the third consecutive month, boosted by new business from the USA, Germany, Sweden, Turkey, the Middle East, ...Read More

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Two European freight corridors open

CROSS-border railfreight operators can now use simplified tariffs and timetables through so-called 'one-stop shops' on two of Europe's growing network of freight corridors. The two new corridors, numbers 3 and 8 were opened on November 10. Freight Corridor 3 covers ...Read More

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Heavy Industry Gains Lustre as Sweden Pushes to Save Exports

Sweden wants to concentrate on heavy industry to strengthen exports. Having nourished fast-growing tech and gaming companies like Spotify and King, Sweden plans to boost exports by helping its manufacturing sector regain some of its former shine, says Enterprise Minister ...Read More

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Food exports from Sweden increase potential

The Swedish Food Federation believes that there is money to be made from increased export sales of Swedish pork, peas and Daim cakes, made from fragments of Daim bars, the globally famous Swedish sweet snack that first launched in Stockholm ...Read More

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Sweden exports bread to France

Sweden has a long tradition of making products such as milk, margarine, bread, coffee and buns and Spirits are the crown jewel of the export industry of Sweden. France and the US are the current core customers outside of Scandinavia, ...Read More

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Budvar Beer exports hit by Ukraine conflict

The current conflict in the Ukraine affected Czech brewery Budějovický Budvar’s exports to both Russia and Ukraine last year. Exports to Russia halted completely at the year's end, and those to Ukraine fell by 60 percent. This year, the brewery ...Read More

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Finland Post to cease air and sea freight business in Scandinavia

Finland’s postal operator, Itella, said it will abandon its business activities in the fields of air and sea freight in Scandinavia in order to improve profitability within the organisation. Itella will give up service warehouses in Sweden, Norway and Denmark ...Read More

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Russia Bans Imports of EU Meat

Citing health concerns, Russia last week announced new sanctions on meat products from the European Union, widening its restrictions on Western food imports. Its federal supervisory agency for agriculture, the Rosselkhoznadzor, said "temporary restrictions" will go into effect Tuesday on ...Read More

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Food imports ‘a disgrace’

British children should grow up knowing the taste of Melton Mowbray pork pies, Norfolk turkeys and black pudding, Liz Truss, the Environment Secretary, has said. She said that the UK imports of large quantities of apples, pears and cheese at ...Read More

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America biggest exports market for British businesses

The majority of the United Kingdom’s small and medium exporters are targeting the US market, according to a new survey from Barclays Business. Identifying the top UK export destinations, the study found that 55% of small and medium-sized exporters are ...Read More

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Shipping to cost more

The increased cost of shipping cause by the EU Sulphur Directive, is finally making the headlines. Letters and articles are appearing in national newspapers pointing out that in the absence of any derogation from this directive, which is due to ...Read More

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Gothenburg port offers discount for LNG

At the vanguard in offering LNG as a bunker fuel, the Port of Gothenburg will offer reductions in port tariffs for LNG-fuelled vessels, in a bid to encourage owners to adopt the fuel. The discount, which will come into effect ...Read More

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Majority in Sweden against weapons exports

Sweden has become a major world supplier of arms, but most Swedes are against having weapons exports at all, a new study has revealed. Just over half of Swedish people say no to weapon exports, a survey from pollster Ipsos ...Read More

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Danish exports to Sweden gathering pace

Recent figures from the Danish export council - Danmarks Eksportråd - show that Danish exports to Sweden are expected to increase by three percent in 2014 and a further 4.4 percent in 2015. This means that exports to Sweden are ...Read More

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Surge in Imports to Sweden

The economy of Sweden contracted in the first quarter of 2014 as imports surged, masking a gain in consumer spending and a recovery in exports. Gross domestic product shrank 0.1 percent in the three months to March, Statistics Sweden said ...Read More

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Sweden defence exports soar

As the third largest arms exporter per capita after Israel and Russia, Sweden's booming industry has stirred up ethical concerns among Swedes about some countries it is doing business with. Sweden-based firms including BAE Systems and Bofors have been hugely ...Read More

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China wine imports from Australia increasing

China is becoming one of the top three wine-consuming countries in the world, with imports from Australia growing by nearly 150%, according to the latest National Australia Bank (NAB) Agribusiness Rural Commodities Wrap. Wine imports to China from Australia have ...Read More

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US craft brewers export beer around the world

Small independent U.S. craft brewers are exporting all over the world, from Sweden to Japan. The tables in the global beer garden have turned: An industry which started in the U.S.A three decades ago by emulating styles brewed in other ...Read More

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Anarchy Brew Co exports first shipment to Sweden

A North East brewery is preparing to bring it’s own brand of chaos to Scandinavia after being sought out to export its beers to Sweden. Morpeth-based Anarchy Brew Co has sent its first shipment abroad. The company will now need ...Read More

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Imports meet China’s food needs

China is importing more and more food to meet its domestic needs, which is causing anxiety at home and abroad after years of near domestic self-sufficiency. This is particularly true of grain, the US Department of Agriculture reporting a near ...Read More

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Imports can help us unlock Britain’s export potential

A report by a leading international bank shows that British manufacturers – particularly in the automotive, pharmaceutical and machinery industries – have started to import more semi-finished parts, allowing them to focus on value added. But this increase in imports ...Read More

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India rejects EU demand for zero-duty auto imports

The European Union is seeking zero-duty import of automobiles, as part of a trade agreement with India. The Indian government has dismissed this demand. In addition the 28-member grouping wants further customs duty removal for 29 auto components, again a ...Read More

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British beef suffering from Polish imports

In the wake of the horse meat scandal last year, British retailers turned to domestic supplies of beef, but now they are buying imports from Poland at a cheaper price. While imported beef doesn't fit the Red Tractor requirements to ...Read More

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