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Wednesday, January 23, 2013

The Forum's biennial report, covering 132 economies worldwide, measures the abilities of economies to enable trade and highlights areas where improvements are most needed.
Posted on 01/23 at 10:43 AM
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East Asian economies have recorded marked improvements in their ability to enable trade, while traditional frontrunners Singapore and Hong Kong retain a clear lead at the top of the global rankings, according to the Global Enabling Trade Report 2012, released today by the World Economic Forum.
Posted on 01/23 at 10:42 AM
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Tuesday, January 22, 2013

In the New Year, IATA believes governments should resolve to bring down the barriers to connectivity growth.
Posted on 01/22 at 10:38 AM
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Monday, January 21, 2013

The Drewry Hong Kong-Los Angeles container rate benchmark, published in the latest Container Freight Rate Insight report, jumped 14% to $2,524 per forty-foot equivalent unit (FEU) this week, as the January peak season surcharge (PSS) took effect.
Posted on 01/21 at 10:36 AM
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Monday, December 31, 2012

As we approach a new year, shippers will no doubt reflect upon the many challenges and opportunities they faced in 2012.
Posted on 12/31 at 07:58 AM
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Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Matson, Inc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the primary assets formerly owned by Reef Shipping, a South Pacific shipping company based in Auckland, New Zealand that has been in business since 1968.
Posted on 12/26 at 07:42 PM
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Monday, December 24, 2012

The reshaping of the global air cargo industry over the past 12 months has been dramatic, with enterprising Asia Pacific carriers at the forefront of developments, said Andrew Herdman, executive director, Association of Asia Pacific Airlines
Posted on 12/24 at 03:12 PM
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Friday, December 14, 2012

A potential labor strike by longshoremen along the US East and Gulf Coasts at the end of the year could have devastating economic consequences as inventory depletion, rerouting, hoarding, and price speculation ripple through supply chains of global companies, Marsh warned in a new report published this week.
Posted on 12/14 at 08:31 AM
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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

While Air cargo volumes have crept along at a snail’s pace during most of 2012. The year is apparently going to end without a push for last minute electronics and other higher value retail goods to fill the space on cargo planes to capacity.
Posted on 12/12 at 04:49 PM
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Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Forecasting fuel rates has never been more difficult for shippers, maintained Derik Andreoli, Ph.D.c., a senior analyst at Mercator International LLC
Posted on 12/11 at 07:21 PM
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