Chinese Ports Set to Choke Under Trade War Pressure

  23 May 2019    News

Growth at China’s busiest ports could come under sustained pressure if the trade war with the US continues for the next 12-18 months, according to rating agency Moody’s.

Trump Kicks Huawei Out of US 5G Network

  16 May 2019    News

US President Donald Trump has declared a national emergency and banned Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei from the country’s 5G networks

China Retaliates with Major Tariff Hike

  15 May 2019    News

China has announced that it will implement higher tariffs on $60 billion worth of US goods, retaliating to a tariff hike from President Trump

Hutchison Ports Smashes TEU Milestone in 50th Year

  13 May 2019    News

Hutchison Ports has celebrated its 50th anniversary by announcing that it has become the world’s first port operator to achieve a cumulative global throughput of 1.3 billion TEU

Hapag-Lloyd Booms Thanks to Strong Dollar

  10 May 2019    News

Hapag-Lloyd, the world’s fifth-biggest container shipping line by market share, has announced that its earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by US$290 million in the first quarter of 2019, thanks largely to stronger transport volumes, freight rates and US dollar.

Trump to Hike China Tariffs as Trade Talks Crumble

  07 May 2019    News

US President Donald Trump will increase tariffs to 25% on Chinese imports after trade talk negotiations collapsed.

COSCO Shipping Ports’ Profits Plummet

  30 Apr 2019    News

COSCO Shipping Ports (CSP), the world’s largest terminal operator, saw its net profit fall by 27.9% in the first quarter of 2019, compared to the same time 12 months ago, according to its financial results.

Xi Jinping Makes Silk Road Pledge

  26 Apr 2019    News

Chinese president speaks at 2nd annual forum in Beijing

Switzerland to Sign Belt and Road Agreement

  16 Apr 2019    News

Switzerland will become the latest European nation to sign an accord in support of China’s Belt and Road Initiative

US and China to Enforce Trade War Resolution

  12 Apr 2019    News

China and the US will establish “enforcement offices” to oversee the end of their trade war