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  30th ANNUAL INTERMODAL - Tael and Retail: US-China economic relations

Sep 25 2005 at 08:00 PM | Intermodal | International Trade

In dynastic China a Tael was a measure of currency. Historically, the economic ideal was to retain wealth by exporting goods and importing as little as possible. There was no sense of economic partnership. Eventually, this approach didn’t work out for Chi

  CHINA TRADE & PORTS SURVEY 2005 - CEPA at a glance

Aug 14 2005 at 08:00 PM | International Trade | Ports & Terminals

EPA (Closer Economic Partnership Arrangement) is the People’s Republic of China’s free trade agreement with Hong Kong. It grants easier access to China markets for Hong Kong-made products, and Hong Kong-based service companies. For many Hong Kong business

  Breakbulk Transportation Review - China’s Phoenix lifts market

May 15 2005 at 08:00 PM | Maritime

Like a golden Phoenix, the dry bulk industry has taken wing on China’s demand for raw materials. Uncertainty over China’s continued demand for raw materials, however, as well as political issues and currency problems, could clip the wings of this amazing

  Northeast Ports 2005 - Connecticut Ports 2005

Apr 10 2005 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

Connecticut’s three deepwater ports handle a variety of breakbulk cargoes destined for use within the Northeast region. As Barry Whelan, Regional Manager for Logistec, the company that manages the three ports, explained in an interview with the AJOT, "The

  Northeast Ports 2005 - Port Of Boston

Apr 10 2005 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

It’s quintessentially Bostonian. Nothing good has happened in the Port of Boston Harbor since tea was thrown into the harbor. Ask any local denizen about how things are going with the Port and you are likely to hear a litany that starts with a saga about

  FL Ports - Cruise Ship Ports Report 2005

Feb 27 2005 at 07:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

Over seven million passengers embark from US ports each year for cruise ship holidays. The direct economic impact of these operations is over $13 billion annually. Despite the large numbers, the US cruise ship industry is in its economic infancy with only

  Shippers - Retailers Lead The Way

Feb 13 2005 at 07:00 PM | International Trade

The boom in imports to the US has been spurred on by mega-retailers. With approximately $3.8 trillion in sales, the mega-retailers have a set of supply chains that stretch from factory floors in China and India to store shelves throughout America. It is a

  Trans-Pacific Trade - Asian all-water services boost E. Coast

Nov 28 2004 at 07:00 PM | Liner Shipping

Make no mistake, it’s not a diversion. The shift of Asian cargo to all-water-services through the Panama and Suez canals has lifted East Coast box totals from Savannah to Boston. The question is: How much more is to come?

  Georgia Ports - Georgia’s ports post robust growth

Oct 24 2004 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

The Ports of Brunswick and Savannah highlight growth for GPA.

  Med./Middle East/African Trade - Mediterranean Port Review 2004

Oct 17 2004 at 08:00 PM | Ports & Terminals

How the pendulum swings for the Mediterranean’s swing ports

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