Hong Kong

November 20, 2017


Thailand Announces New Customs Requirements

A new enforcement for shipping marks for cargo into Thailand went into effect on November 13. Fines can be up to THB 50,000 for noncompliance. Cargo simply needs to be labeled and marked correctly, according to established standards.

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October 17, 2017


Hong Kong’s Cargo Growth Continues to Soar

Hong Kong International Airport’s (HKIA) cargo handling in September "soared" 9.1% over the same month in 2016, according to Aircargonews. An HKIA spokesperson said, "Exports registered a robust 14% year-on-year growth, continuing to lead the growth in cargo volume. Among…

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September 22, 2017


Hong Kong Exports Increased 12% in August

In the first eight months of 2017, cargo volume at HKIA registered 11.1% year-on-year growth as result of a 12% growth in export volumes, according to Lloyd's Loading List. Hong Kong remains on track to maintain its position as the…

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September 19, 2017


ITA Announces Aerospace Trade Mission to Singapore

The International Trade Administration has announced an aerospace trade mission to Singapore February 5-9, 2018, according to trade law firm Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg. U.S. companies already doing business or seeking to do business in Singapore or elsewhere in the…

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September 19, 2017


Beware of Bauxite

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has issued new warnings about the dangers of shipping bauxite. Bauxite is a commonly-shipped source of aluminum. A newly-identified phenomenon of “dynamic separation” when there is excess moisture in the cargo could significantly affect a vessel's stability,…

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June 19, 2017


Brussels’ Air Cargo Carriers Increasing

Air Cargo China has launched a weekly Boeing 777-200 Asia-Europe freighter flight between Liege Airport in Belgium and Shanghai. A spokesperson for Liege Airport says that the new route opens additional opportunities for the booming e-commerce sector and that the Liege…

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