global trade

Monday, June 20, 2022

The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is a large shipping company that’s made record profits in recent years after changing its operational model to bet

June 20, 2022
Total Views: 20097

Saturday, May 14, 2022

India Bans Wheat Exports

By Rajendra Jadhav, Mayank Bhardwaj and Nigam Prusty MUMBAI, May 14 (Reuters) – India banned wheat exports on Saturday days after saying it was

May 14, 2022
Total Views: 1969

Saturday, April 30, 2022

The Way We Look At The Global Economy Needs To Change

By Brendan Murray and Michelle Jamrisko Apr 30, 2022, (Bloomberg) —Global supply chains are knotting up from China to Denmark, sparking

April 30, 2022
Total Views: 3147

Thursday, February 24, 2022

War In Ukraine Will Magnify The Global Trade Crisis

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) Disruptions in global trade are about to go from bad to worse. With Russia’s invasion of Ukraine early Thursday, energy costs

February 24, 2022
Total Views: 1984

Thursday, February 17, 2022

Global Trade ‘Likely To Be Subdued’ This Year After Hitting Record in 2021 -UN Trade Body

Global trade is likely to be subdued this year after hitting a record high in 2021, according to data published Thursday by the UN Conference on Trade and

February 17, 2022
Total Views: 484

Monday, January 17, 2022

Surging Global Demand Drives China’s Trade Surplus to New Record in 2021

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s record-breaking export strength continued into December, pushing the annual trade surplus to a new high and

January 17, 2022
Total Views: 838

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

U.S. Department of Transportation Appoints Port Envoy to Address Supply Chain Disruptions

WASHINGTON –- The White House and the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that John D. Porcari will be the Port Envoy to the Biden-Harris

August 31, 2021
Total Views: 1265

Sunday, August 29, 2021
cargo ships in rio de janeiro

Beef Accumulating In Ports Due To Lack of Refrigerated Containers

By Ken Parks (Bloomberg) –Global shipping disruptions and drought-stricken rivers in the heart of South America threaten to pinch meat exports from

August 29, 2021
Total Views: 2143

Monday, June 7, 2021
china port

China’s Trade Boom Continues in May

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China’s exports continued to surge in May, although at a slower pace than the previous month, fueled by strong global

June 7, 2021
Total Views: 925

Monday, May 24, 2021
autonomous shipping

Digital Ocean Freight is 2021’s Biggest Winner

By Nick Carey and Lisa Baertlein (Reuters) – If suppliers in China fail to pick up freight containers to fill an order for MediaShop, Marcel Schneider

May 24, 2021
Total Views: 4185

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
Maritime News

End of Suez Snarl Marks Beginning of New Stress on Global Trade

Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) – Now removed from the Suez Canal’s main channel, the Ever Given leaves in its wake several weeks or months of disruptions

March 30, 2021
Total Views: 5942

Friday, March 5, 2021
port of los angeles

U.S. Trade Gap Widens to Near Record as Imports Surge

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened to the third-biggest on record in January as imports surged to the highest since mid-2019.

March 5, 2021
Total Views: 1457

Tuesday, March 2, 2021
port of los angeles cma cgm

U.S. Imports at Full Speed Show Uneven Global Recovery Pace

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — A surge of imports into the U.S. economy shows little sign of slowing down, clogging American ports and highlighting

March 2, 2021
Total Views: 1407

Monday, March 1, 2021
port of long beach

U.S. Goods-Trade Deficit Widens in January as Imports Surge to a Record

By Eric Martin (Bloomberg) — The U.S. merchandise-trade deficit widened in January as imports climbed to a record high, signaling a continuing recovery

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 1034

Wednesday, February 24, 2021
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International Chamber of Shipping Says Tackling Trade Protectionism Can Lift Post-Covid GDP

By Jack Wittels (Bloomberg) — Governments must look again at eliminating practices that hinder trade if they want to fire an economic recovery once

February 24, 2021
Total Views: 512

Monday, November 9, 2020
cargo containers
Maritime News

Container Crunch Roiling Transpacific Trade

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — The humble shipping container has a new status in the Covid-19 pandemic: hot commodity. Shortages of the ribbed steel

November 9, 2020
Total Views: 554

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
port of los angeles
Maritime News

Full Steam Ahead for U.S. Commerce Means Vital Economic Support

By Vince Golle (Bloomberg) — America’s network for moving goods into and around the country is the busiest in years after being throttled by the

September 22, 2020
Total Views: 44

Monday, August 17, 2020
expanded panama canal
Maritime News

COVID-19: Panama Canal Shipping Rebounds From Pandemic Lows

By Michael McDonald (Bloomberg) The Panama Canal is seeing signs of a rebound in global trade as ship transits recover from the depressed levels caused by the

August 17, 2020
Total Views: 72

Wednesday, April 8, 2020
maersk ship
Maritime News

Idle Containership Fleet Appears Set to Hit All-Time Record

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – Idled containership capacity is expected to reach a record high of 3m teu within weeks, in the “worst capacity

April 8, 2020
Total Views: 146

hong kong port
Maritime News

WTO: Coronavirus Trade Slump Likely to Exceed 2008 Global Financial Crisis

World trade is expected is expected to fall by between 13% and 32% this year as the COVID-19 pandemic disrupts just about every aspect of the global economy,

April 8, 2020
Total Views: 16