global trade

Thursday, March 12, 2020
container terminal at port
Maritime News

Global Recession Risk Spikes as World Powers Down, Markets Slump

By Enda Curran and Michelle Jamrisko (Bloomberg) — A pandemic-driven global recession is becoming more likely by the day as the flow of goods, services

March 12, 2020
Total Views: 24

Monday, November 4, 2019
container ship
Maritime News

Global Maritime Trade Suffers Amid US-China Trade Tensions and Uncertainty, Major UN Report Says

World maritime trade lost momentum in 2018 as heightened uncertainty, escalating trade tensions between the US and China, and mounting concerns over other

November 4, 2019
Total Views: 14

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
container terminal at port
Maritime News

Global Container Ports Facing Greatest Threats Yet – Report

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – Container terminal operators are facing higher risks than at any time in the industry’s history, according to a new

October 23, 2019
Total Views: 202

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
Maritime News

DP World Reports Lower Global Volumes in Third Quarter

DUBAI, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Port operator DP World reported on Tuesday a third quarter decline in cargo handled across its global portfolio as volumes fell

October 22, 2019
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, April 2, 2019
port of los angeles
Maritime News

Shipping Data Shows Weakness in Global Economy

By Lisa Baertlein and Matthias Inverardi LOS ANGELES/DUSSELDORF, April 2 (Reuters) – The volume of U.S. ocean cargo imports arranged by Deutsche

April 2, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, November 13, 2018
container ship
Maritime News

Shipping Remains ‘Cautiously Optimistic’, But Wary of Protectionism

By Alex Lennane (The Loadstar) – Protectionist trade policies are continuing to spook the global maritime sector, although a newly released report

November 13, 2018
Total Views: 30

Thursday, October 25, 2018
oil tanker loading
Maritime News

Big Oil Woos China With $24 Billion Spree in Old Pirate Lair

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — A Chinese archipelago that served as a pirate’s den in centuries past and was governed by President Xi

October 25, 2018
Total Views: 19

Friday, October 5, 2018
container shipping
Maritime News

Opinion: Globalization Is Alive and Well, in Regional Deals

By Daniel Moss (Bloomberg Opinion) — Give South Korean President Moon Jae-in marks for boldness. The Korean Peninsula seems an unlikely place to plant

October 5, 2018
Total Views: 6

Friday, August 17, 2018
Maritime News

Where to Look in the Oil Market for Clues of a Demand Slowdown

By Ellen Milligan and Alex Longley (Bloomberg) — This is supposed to be a year of bumper oil demand, but economic warning signs are flashing

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, April 2, 2018
Maritime News

China Hammers U.S. Goods with Tariffs as “Sparks” of Trade War Fly

By Ben Blanchard and Tony Munroe BEIJING, April 2 (Reuters) – China has increased tariffs by up to 25 percent on 128 U.S. products, from frozen pork

April 2, 2018
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, March 27, 2018
lng carrier panama canal
Maritime News

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to China: Import More U.S. Gas to Cut Trade Gap

By Ryan Collins, Scarlet Fu and Julia Chatterley (Bloomberg) — What would it take for China to reduce its trade gap with the U.S.? Buy more natural gas,

March 27, 2018
Total Views: 0

Monday, March 26, 2018

United States, South Korea Revise Trade Deal with Quotas on Korean Steel

By Hyunjoo Jin and Joyce Lee SEOUL, March 26 (Reuters) – The United States and South Korea agreed to revise a trade pact sharply criticized by U.S.

March 26, 2018
Total Views: 1

Saturday, March 24, 2018
shipping containers

Canada Urges World Nations to Preserve Pillars of Global Trade

By Jason Koutsoukis (Bloomberg) — As the U.S. and China edge closer to a full-blown trade war, Canada has urged all nations to act to preserve

March 24, 2018
Total Views: 2

Monday, February 19, 2018
ship at anchor
Maritime News

All Aboard for Hedge Funds as Trade Tide Lifts Shipping

By Jonathan Saul and Maiya Keidan LONDON, Feb 19 (Reuters) – Forced to abandon ship after mistiming their investments five years ago, hedge funds

February 19, 2018
Total Views: 47

Monday, February 12, 2018
shipping containers
Maritime News

WTO Outlook Indicator: Global Trade Growth to Stay Above-Trend

By Tom Miles GENEVA, Feb 12 (Reuters) – Global trade in goods will continue growing above trend during the second quarter, the World Trade

February 12, 2018
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U.S. Economy Is at Risk Amid Immigration Curbs, Maersk CEO Says

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — The chief executive officer of the world’s biggest shipping company says curbs on immigration backed by

February 12, 2018
Total Views: 26

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Rising Dry Bulk Freight Costs Will Squeeze Traders, Boost Food Prices

By Agnieszka de Sousa (Bloomberg) — It’s getting more expensive to transport commodities around the world, threatening to squeeze profits for global

December 5, 2017
Total Views: 26

Wednesday, September 20, 2017
shipping containers

EU Launches Free Trade Deal with Canada as Britain Eyes Own Deal

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Sept 20 (Reuters) – The European Union and Canada will begin cutting import duties from Thursday on thousands of

September 20, 2017
Total Views: 37

Friday, August 11, 2017
bulk carrier underway
Maritime News

War Threat in Korea Exposes Artery of Global Commodity Trade

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — Should U.S. President Donald Trump unleash “fire and fury” on North Korea, it will bring conflict to the core of the

August 11, 2017
Total Views: 3

Monday, August 7, 2017

Globalization Thrives in Asia as Export Revival Buoys Growth

By Enda Curran and Michael Heath (Bloomberg) — For all the talk of globalization’s retreat amid the mercantilist rhetoric of Donald Trump, it’s

August 7, 2017
Total Views: 1