07 November 2018
For the seventh month in a row total US crude oil exports excluding china hit a new all-time high reaching 7.9 million tonnes in September.
03 July 2017
The China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) conducts Port State Inspection Concentrated inspection campaign (CIC) on international bulk carriers and bulk carriers converted from tankers.
26 July 2019
On 22 July 2019 China Maritime Safety Administration (MSA) issued the “Implementation Scheme of the IMO 2020 Sulphur Cap”.
07 February 2017
Recently, China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange (SAFE) has tightened up measures to control outward overseas remittances with a view to curbing Chinese capital outflows.
23 January 2020
A new virus "Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV)" has been detected, causing serious outbreaks in China, Japan and Republic of Korea. WHO issues advice for international travel and trade.
07 June 2018
China Customs issued its Order (No.56) back in 21st November 2017 with a view to regulate all inbound/outbound manifest from 1st June 2018. Any violation in manifest filing may cause vessel’s delay as well as carrier’s penalty according to the “The Implementation Ordinance of Administrative Penalty of the Customs of the People's Republic of China”.
19 April 2017
China's import of iron ore will continue to be a key driver for the demand growth in 2017 for the dry bulk shipping industry, alongside shipping of grains.
17 September 2014
The People’s Bank of China has quietly initiated a monetary counterstrike as the number of weak macroeconomic indicators mount.
“From a shipping perspective, the news emerging from China is comforting".
15 September 2014
The slowdown in Chinese industrial production growth ads to the existing concerns that China is going through challenging times, as Beijing aims for a soft landing and a transition of the economy.
21 October 2014
The economic news from China this morning was somewhat comforting, but highlights the fact that economic activity in the world’s largest economy is certainly slowing down.