China Reply To US New Tariffs

China Reply To US New Tariffs

This week America imposed new tariffs on $200 billion worth of imports from China, reigniting a trade war between the two nations, which has resulted in China announcing $60 billion worth of tariffs on US products today. The US tariffs confirmed on Monday were the...
New Impetus For Indian Subcontinent

New Impetus For Indian Subcontinent

Importers are reportedly looking more and more towards the Indian subcontinent as a means of sourcing products. With the suggestion being that the region, led by India and Pakistan, is becoming more suitable as a trading partner. The Indian logistics sector seems to...
US & Asia Braced for Storms

US & Asia Braced for Storms

The US and Far East are both currently bracing themselves for major storms to hit their coastlines during the next 48 hours. A super typhoon is building in the Pacific and is forecast to impact the Philippines, Taiwan, Hong Kong and South China during the next few...
Far East Weather Affects Logistics

Far East Weather Affects Logistics

Adverse weather in the Far East is continuing to have an impact on logistics from the region due to port closures and localised devastation. Ningbo and Shanghai have both had periods when scheduled vessels have omitted calling the ports altogether and the recent...
Deadline For Brexit Deal Moves

Deadline For Brexit Deal Moves

Reports today are suggesting that the deadline for agreeing the UK’s divorce from the EU has unofficially been moved from October to the middle of November. It is believed that the longer time frame has been agreed as little headway is being made with a mutually...
Climate Opens Potential New Route

Climate Opens Potential New Route

The impact of global warming, and subsequent melting of Arctic ice, could potentially lead to a new shipping route between Asia and Europe. The Northern Sea Route (NSR), which runs along the Russian Arctic Coast, is being utilised this week by a container ship for the...