China’s July Exports Slump 8%, Raises Pressure for More Stimulus

China’s July Exports Slump 8%, Raises Pressure for More Stimulus Excerpt from: AJOT | By: Reuters | August 10 2015 Chinese exports tumbled 8.3 percent in July, their biggest drop in four months and far worse than expected, reinforcing expectations that Beijing will be forced […]

China and Australia Formally Sign Free Trade Agreement

China and Australia Formally Sign Free Trade Agreement Excerpt from: The Guardian| June 22 2015 Deal aims to remove barriers to exports but Australian opposition vows to scrutinise detail on settling disputes China and Australia have signed a trade agreement that is set to increase market […]

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement

China and South Korea Sign Free Trade Agreement Excerpt from: EuroPost | June 5 2015 The deal covers 22 areas including finance and online South Korea and China signed a free trade deal on 1 June that will remove tariffs on more than 90% of […]

What’s Driving Growth in Trade Between Mexico?

What’s Driving Growth in Trade Between Mexico? By: Supply Chain Brain | September 2014 Supply Chain host Russell Goodman interview commercial officer at XPO Logistics in Kansas City Julie A. Luna, addresses what’s driving growth in trade between Mexico. Three key factors that is driving growth […]

China Approves $19.3 Billion of Airport, Rail Projects

China Approves $19.3 Billion of Airport, Rail Projects Excerpt from: AJOT | By: Reuters | June 10 2015 China’s top economic planner said it had given the green light to over 120 billion yuan ($19.34 billion) worth of airport and railway projects, the latest slew […]

China and Technology Trade Deal

US warns China against dragging out technology trade deal Excerpt from American Journal of Commerce |  October 31, 2014 China must move ahead with a global deal to eliminate duties on billions of dollars of technology products or risk upsetting other trade talks, U.S. Trade Representative […]

China Customs Procedures

Excerpt from Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg Trade Report  |  October 31, 2014 The General Administration of Customs of China has issued an announcement that clarifies the procedures it uses to supervise inbound and outbound cargo transportation and manifests. According to Harry Zhang, vice president of China […]

New Duties for Chinese Steel Wire Rod ?

Excerpt from American Journal of Transportation | By: Reuters | September, 02 2014  The U.S. Department of Commerce set preliminary duties of up to 110 percent on imports of carbon and alloy steel wire rod from China after ruling the products were being sold below cost in the U.S. […]

China to face widespread flight delays

China to face widespread flight delays due to three-week ‘military exercises’ Excerpt from South China Morning Post |  By: Andrea Chen and Nector Gan | July 22, 2014 PLA exercises thought to be cause of weeks of disruption in Shanghai, Nanjing and elsewhere Twelve mainland […]

China Food Scandal Spreads

Excerpt from American Journal of Transportation | By: Reuters | Jul 22 2014 | China food scandal spreads, drags in Starbucks, Burger King and McNuggets in Japan The latest food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in U.S. coffee chain Starbucks, Burger King Worldwide Inc and others, as well as […]