Friday, March 13, 2020
Maritime News

Trump Administration Dashes Hopes of Tariff Cut

By David Lawder and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON, March 13 (Reuters) – The Trump administration is not considering broad relief from import tariffs on Chinese goods to ease economic pain from...

March 13, 2020
Total Views: 17

Wednesday, March 11, 2020
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Maritime News

Ports Act as Weather Vanes as Economic Clouds Darken

By Brendan Murray (Bloomberg) — Longshoremen hold a revered place in economic and political history — from the docks of London and South Africa to Southern California. They’re on the front line...

March 11, 2020
Total Views: 27

Tuesday, February 25, 2020
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Maritime News

Busiest U.S. Port Sees Coronavirus Drag Through Most of 2020

By Richard Clough (Bloomberg) — The shipping industry will remain volatile for most of 2020 as the coronavirus outbreak in China upends the global supply chain, said the head of the...

February 25, 2020
Total Views: 7

Friday, February 14, 2020
Maritime News

Big Oil Warned Trump Team China Trade Deal Was Unrealistic

By Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Shawn Donnan and Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) – Industry leaders privately warned the Trump administration that the U.S. will struggle to deliver the oil, gas and other energy...

February 14, 2020
Total Views: 15

Wednesday, February 5, 2020
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Maritime News

U.S. Trade Deficit Narrows for First Time in Six Years

By Lucia Mutikani – WASHINGTON, Feb 5 (Reuters) – The U.S. trade deficit fell for the first time in six years in 2019 as the White House’s trade war with China curbed the import bill, keeping...

February 5, 2020
Total Views: 55

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
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Maritime News

China’s ‘Market Condition’ Caveat on U.S. Agriculture Purchases Adds to Phase 1 Doubts

By Karl Plume and Tom Polansek CHICAGO, Jan 15 (Reuters) – China’s pledge to buy U.S. farm goods based on “market conditions” during the Phase 1 trade deal signing ceremony...

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 2

Maritime News

China Signs ‘Phase 1’ Trade Deal with United States

WASHINGTON, Jan 15 (Reuters) – The United States and China signed an initial trade deal on Wednesday that will roll back some tariffs and boost Chinese purchases of U.S. products,...

January 15, 2020
Total Views: 10

Monday, December 16, 2019
Maritime News

U.S. Top Trade Negotiator Praises Deal, China Remains Cautious

By David Lawder and Kevin Yao WASHINGTON/BEIJING, Dec 16 (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s top trade negotiator praised a “phase one” U.S.-China trade deal which is expected to nearly...

December 16, 2019
Total Views: 3

Friday, December 13, 2019
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U.S. and China Agree to ‘Phase One’ Trade Deal

By Shawn Donnan, Miao Han and Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) –The U.S. and China said they agreed to the details of the first phase of a broader trade agreement in a...

December 13, 2019
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, December 3, 2019
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Maritime News

Trump Says China Trade Deal Might Have to Wait for 2020 Election

By Steve Holland and William Schomberg LONDON, Dec 3 (Reuters) – President Donald Trump said a trade agreement with China might have to wait until after the U.S. presidential election...

December 3, 2019
Total Views: 3

Thursday, November 14, 2019
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Maritime News

Trade War Rocks Transpacific Trade

By Gavin van Marle (The Loadstar) – The lack of developments on negotiations between China and the US on tariffs is expected to contribute to the first full-year decline in...

November 14, 2019
Total Views: 2

Friday, November 8, 2019
Maritime News

Oil Slumps as Trump Hits Brakes on Tariff Rollbacks

By Jacquelyn Melinek (Bloomberg) –Oil fell after President Donald Trump said that the U.S. hasn’t agreed to rollback all tariffs on China. WTI futures dropped as much as 2.4% in...

November 8, 2019
Total Views: 2

Thursday, November 7, 2019
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Maritime News

Tariffs Take Toll on Port of Los Angeles October Volumes

Tariffs are taking their toll at the United States’ busiest container port, with container counts and the number ship calls falling sharply last month. The Port of Los Angeles reported...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 5

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China Says U.S. Agrees to Tariff Rollback If Deal Reached

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China and the U.S. have agreed to roll back tariffs on each other’s goods in phases as they work toward a deal between the two...

November 7, 2019
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, October 30, 2019
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Maritime News

How the Trade War and a Changing China Are Roiling Global Shipping

By Ann Koh and Serene Cheong (Bloomberg) –The trade war and China’s economic shift made 2018 a tough year for global shipping and will continue to reverberate through the industry,...

October 30, 2019
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
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Maritime News

Op-Ed: How to Judge The True Progress of Any Trade Deal: Containers Don’t Lie

By Lori Ann LaRocco – Since the first tariff threats tweeted by United States President Donald Trump, the global markets have become an involuntary spectator and sometimes unwilling participant in...

October 29, 2019
Total Views: 8

Monday, October 14, 2019
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China Wants More Talks Before Signing Trade Deal With Trump

By Bloomberg News (Bloomberg) — China wants to hold more talks this month to hammer out the details of the “phase one” trade deal touted by Donald Trump before Xi...

October 14, 2019
Total Views: 1

Friday, October 11, 2019
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Maritime News

U.S., China Said to Reach Partial Deal, Could Set Up Trade Truce

By Jenny Leonard (Bloomberg) — The U.S. and China reached a partial agreement Friday that would broker a truce in the trade war and lay the groundwork for a broader...

October 11, 2019
Total Views: 5

Thursday, October 10, 2019
Maritime News

Port of Los Angeles Imports Fall in September as Trade War Roils Shipping

LOS ANGELES, Oct 10 (Reuters) – The Port of Los Angeles, the busiest for ocean trade with China, processed fewer containers of imported goods in September as the prolonged U.S.-China...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 4

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U.S. Retail Imports Expected to Surge Ahead of December Tariffs, NRF Says

Imports at the nation’s major retail container ports are expected to hit their highest level of the year again next month ahead of new tariffs set to take effect in...

October 10, 2019
Total Views: 9