09 October 2018
Total US crude exports to all destinations other than China hit a new all-time high in August at 6.96 million tonnes.
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.
21 June 2019
VLCC spot freight rates between the Arabian Gulf and China rose 101% in the days between 13 June 2019 and 20 June 2019, in the aftermath of attacks on two tankers in the Strait of Hormuz.
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.
29 October 2014
The summit is first ever to be hosted in the inland and western region of China, on the upper reach of the Yangtse River. The 2014 Summit will focus on the theme of “Adapting to New Norms”.
06 March 2014
“The importance of China to the shipping market is second to none. This goes for all major shipping segments. In spite of leaving the double-digit growth rates behind us in the previous decade, the sheer size of the world’s second-largest economy now gives so much impetus to our industry that we have become addicted to China.”
14 May 2014
Strong data from China support Capesize bulkers the most, as general market conditions slowly improve