Monday, April 3, 2017
Maritime News

Shipping Container Price Spike Points to Global Trade Growth

By Henning Gloystein SINGAPORE, April 3 (Reuters) – Prices for shipping containers, the metal boxes that carry 90 percent of the world’s manufactured goods, have risen to their highest since...

April 3, 2017
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Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Maritime News

Port Operators, Shippers Lead Up China, Hong Kong Shares as Global Trade View Brightens

SHANGHAI, March 29 (Reuters) – China and Hong Kong stocks rose on Wednesday as further signs of a pick-up in global trade boosted shares of port operators and shipping companies,...

March 29, 2017
Total Views: 23

Monday, February 27, 2017

BHP Says `Bloody Awful’ Trade Pledges Risk Deflating Trump Pump

By David Stringer and Danielle Bochove (Bloomberg) — The head of the world’s biggest mining company intensified his warnings that U.S. trade protectionism under President Donald Trump would threaten global growth...

February 27, 2017
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Thursday, February 9, 2017
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Trump May Need a Second Term to See Fruits of His Trade Deals

By Austin Weinstein (Bloomberg) — So far, President Donald Trump has mostly declared policy 140 characters at a time, or through flurries of executive orders. But history shows that trade...

February 9, 2017
Total Views: 2

Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Maritime News

World’s Biggest Shipping Company Voices Alarm at Trump Trade War

By Christian Wienberg (Bloomberg) — A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the owner of the world’s biggest container shipping line, is paying particular attention to noises coming from the U.S. that suggest the...

February 8, 2017
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

U.S. Trade Gap Widens in 2016 as Exports, Imports Both Shrink

By Shobhana Chandra (Bloomberg) — The U.S. trade deficit widened last year to the biggest since 2012 as exports fell more than imports, though a narrowing gap in December suggests...

February 7, 2017
Total Views: 22

Monday, January 23, 2017
Maritime News

President Trump Withdraws U.S. from Trans-Pacific Partnership

By Toluse Olorunnipa, Kevin Cirilli and Austin Weinstein (Bloomberg) — President Donald Trump abruptly ended the decades-old U.S. tilt toward free trade by signing an executive order to withdraw from an...

January 23, 2017
Total Views: 25

Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Maritime News

Trump Names China Critic as U.S. Trade Representative

By David Lawder WASHINGTON, Jan 3 (Reuters) – U.S. President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday named Robert Lighthizer, an official in the Reagan administration and harsh critic of China’s trade practices,...

January 3, 2017
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Sunday, November 13, 2016
Maritime News

Pakistan’s Gwadar Port Open for Business With Arrival of First Chinese Ship

GWADAR, Pakistan, Nov 13 (Reuters) – Pakistan’s prime minister and army chief welcomed on Sunday the first large shipment of Chinese goods through the renovated port of Gwadar, part of...

November 13, 2016
Total Views: 38

Wednesday, November 9, 2016
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Trump Victory Could Spell Defeat for Transatlantic Trade Deal

By Philip Blenkinsop BRUSSELS, Nov 9 (Reuters) – A protectionist U.S. president and increased European suspicion of a Trump-led America undermine the prospects of a planned transatlantic free trade agreement...

November 9, 2016
Total Views: 23

Friday, September 16, 2016
Maritime News

Obama Enlists Republican Kasich to Push Trans-Pacific Trade Deal During Presidency

By Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON, Sept 16 (Reuters) – Ohio’s Republican governor, John Kasich, took over the White House briefing lectern on Friday to praise the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, an unusual...

September 16, 2016
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