China

octubre 18, 2018


China Customs Announces Measures to Expedite Cargo Clearance

The General Administration of Customs (GAC) in China has announced new measures to expedite cargo clearance and reduce administrative charges as part of efforts to facilitate foreign trade. Clearance documents subject to verification at ports will be reduced from 86…

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septiembre 21, 2018


China’s Mid-Autumn Festival Begins Tomorrow

We wish our friends and colleagues in China a happy Mid-Autumn Festival, as they observe the holiday September 22-24. The Mid-Autumn Festival is said to be the second grandest festival in China after the Chinese New Year. It takes its…

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agosto 15, 2018


Upcoming EID Holidays

Our colleagues in the Middle East have advised us that businesses will be on holiday from August 21 to 25, 2018 because of local holidays in Qatar in observance of Eid Al Adha. Customers should plan shipments accordingly and check…

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agosto 9, 2018


Drewry Expects Container Throughput to Increase

According to Drewry’s latest five-year container port demand forecast, volumes are set to increase on average by just under 6% a year. This would add 240m teu to global container port throughput by 2022 – 45m teu a year – “broadly equivalent to the size…

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julio 11, 2018


Hong Kong and Japan Experiencing Operational Delays

Customers with cargo movement in Asia, particularly Hong Kong and Japan, should be aware that we are currently seeing delays due to several factors: 1) Nippon Cargo Airlines’ suspended flight operations since June 17, which are just now slowly starting…

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