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 […]

Import-Export Bank Hypes up China to buy American-Made

Excerpt from American Shipper | By Chris Gillis  |  July 10, 2014 Fred Hochberg, chairman and president of the beleaguered U.S. Export-Import Bank, is touring China this week to encourage the purchase of “made-in-America” goods and services by Chinese businesses. The bank is currently financing more than […]

Tumen River Bridge connecting Korea and China

Construction on a new bridge over a river separating China and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK) has started, authorities of northeast China’s Jilin Province commented last week. With a total investment of 137 million yuan ($21.93 million), the 804.7-meter new Tumen River bridge […]

Vietnam and China Situation Leads to More Action

The Vietnam-China situation mentioned recently looks to have ventured even further than anticipated. According to Hong Kong CNN, “Two Chinese ships arrived at the coast of Vietnam on Monday to begin efforts to collect thousands of Chinese citizens who are fleeing the country after deadly attacks […]

Time to Reassess Your Emerging Market Strategy

We have all known that the emerging markets of the past few years, companies have jumped on opportunities in some BRIC countries such as Brazil, India, China and even countries like Turkey and South Africa.  The economic success of such countries “has drive global growth […]