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Long Beach Port Executive Director hails President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill as “breath of fresh air”, cargo volume to surge in 2021
Long Beach Port Executive Director hails President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill as “breath of fresh air”, cargo volume to surge in 2021

Sep 13 2021 at 09:23 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports | By The Numbers

Mario Cordero, the executive director of Port of Long Beach, welcomed President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, adding that “we have an administration who talks about ports”. While presenting the infrastructure plan, President Biden had announced that the plan would also include ports besides building highways and bridges.

Taiwan eyes a greater geo-economics role to assert its presence in the international arena
Taiwan eyes a greater geo-economics role to assert its presence in the international arena

Aug 09 2021 at 06:54 AM | International Trade

The island’s ports play a vital role in sustaining Taiwan’s external trade, an important economic lifeline

Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd provides insights on China as the Australia-China trade war rages
Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd provides insights on China as the Australia-China trade war rages

Jun 04 2021 at 01:21 PM | International Trade

China’s rise in the international arena has been meteoric: from a former obscure communist state that was once caught in the web of internal dissent and deep political turmoil, China has risen to become a global political, economic and military heavyweight whose actions and defiance of what is called “rule-based order” cause trepidations among much of the world.

APSEZ, India’s main port development group looks to grow regionally
  APSEZ, India’s main port development group looks to grow regionally

May 10 2021 at 08:00 AM | Ports & Terminals | Ports

Indian strategy aims to build ports in region to augment its maritime and also security interests.

Special panel discusses steel logistics at world’s largest steel conference
Special panel discusses steel logistics at world’s largest steel conference

Nov 05 2020 at 09:59 AM | Logistics

Thanks to Covid-19, the hordes of steel executives who descend on New York in June each year from around the world to participate in the Steel Success Strategies (SSS) conference, made a virtual appearance this year instead of “in flesh and blood”. The SSS-2020, which was scheduled to take place in June, was held Oct.26-28 this year in the virtual theater.

COVID-19 forces trade show cancellations… but one show expected to do well
COVID-19 forces trade show cancellations… but one show expected to do well

Mar 05 2020 at 11:49 AM | International Trade

While there’s been a string of major trade show cancellations, Medica 2020 could be “the show of all shows.”

For many Asians, the phase one deal is just a “ceasefire” in US-China trade war
  For many Asians, the phase one deal is just a “ceasefire” in US-China trade war

Feb 24 2020 at 08:00 AM | International Trade

Heimtextil trade fair illustrates complexities of phase one deal on global trade…and then there’s the coronavirus epidemic.

US-India free trade agreement expected to further strengthen bilateral trade
  US-India free trade agreement expected to further strengthen bilateral trade

Nov 25 2019 at 08:00 AM | International Trade

India is working towards concluding a free trade agreement with the United States, particularly after Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently announced in Bangkok that India was dropping out of the China-led Regional Cooperation and Economic Partnership (RCEP) which comprises of the 10 ASEAN member states, China, Australia, New Zealand, South Korea and Japan.

Indian PM Modi seeks investments in India’s infrastructure and the BGBF was the place to start
  Indian PM Modi seeks investments in India’s infrastructure and the BGBF was the place to start

Nov 25 2019 at 08:00 AM | Project / Heavy Lift News

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum (BGBF), which is held in New York, traditionally, in the third week of September, when the high-level United Nations General Assembly takes place, is proving to be an effective platform for world leaders to address the top representatives of America Inc.

Strait of Hormuz is a choke point that can cripple world trade
  Strait of Hormuz is a choke point that can cripple world trade

Sep 23 2019 at 08:45 AM | Ports & Terminals | Canal and Waterway

The Strait of Hormuz is arguably the most important “chokepoint” in the world. And the U.S. imbroglio with Iran and Iran’s deteriorating relationship with its neighbors - especially Saudi Arabia – threatens the Strait and global commerce.

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