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Thursday, October 17, 2013
Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation forum leaders met in Bali, Indonesia this month to build upon the progress made so far by the World Trade Organization to reduce tariffs in the region’s least developed countries. The promising theme was “Resiliant Asia-Pacific, Engine for Global Growth.”
Posted on 10/17 at 08:46 AM
Tuesday, October 08, 2013
While the National Retail Federation (NRF) reports that imports have not been curtailed by the federal government shutdown, the story for U.S. exporters appears to be another matter
Wednesday, October 02, 2013
Trade Tech chief executive officer Bryn Heimbeck gave readers a look at Japan’s new advanced filing requirements that come into effect early next year with Part I of his analysis. Here is Part II.
Monday, September 30, 2013
The American Farm Bureau Federation and the Port of Oakland called for much needed improvements in port infrastructure.
Posted on 09/30 at 07:25 PM
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Resistence to the Securities and Exchange Commission ruling that requires publicly traded companies to disclose the origins of conflict minerals contained in their products is breaking down rapidly, say compliance experts.
Friday, September 13, 2013
Four global shipping industry organizations are calling on the International Maritime Organization to approve a “carefully negotiated and crafted compromise” this fall that aims to address the problem of misdeclared cargo container weights
Posted on 09/13 at 11:06 AM
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
On this day of remembrance and tribute for those who lost their lives in terrorist attacks, logistics professionals may also reflect upon some of the steps taken to prevent a similar event from taking place on our soil again.
Posted on 09/11 at 09:13 AM
Monday, August 26, 2013
While it may seem “counter-intuitive,” California's merchandise export trade with Europe has been up nearly 13% over the latest three months while the state's exports to the Far East declined by 3.2% during the same period. Further complicating this picture is that this occurred despite a 16.9% jump in the value of shipments to China.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Coming off of the month of June, which showed fairly flattish global trade growth, data from Panjiva, an online search engine with detailed information on global suppliers and manufacturers, showed a spurt in activity in July.
Posted on 08/21 at 10:11 AM
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Tuesday, June 25, 2013
In this exclusive interview, we investigate what makes Box Ships run