woensdag 8 augustus 2018

NAFTA in August? Canada’s US envoy says ‘aspirational,’ but will work for it

NAFTA in August? Canada's US envoy says 'aspirational,' but will work for it
Ottawa, ON — Canada's ambassador to the United States says predictions that NAFTA talks can be settled by the end of month are "aspirational" — even if American and Mexican officials are close to resolving their differences on complex...
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Report examines two potential future digital scenarios for containerized trade
London, UK — In their 'Brave new world? – Container transport in 2043' report, leading international freight transport insurer TT Club, in conjunction with global management consulting firm McKinsey, have looked at the future of containerized trade,...
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COSCO plans to grow with OOCL
Seacacus, NJ — In a letter to customers, COSCO said with the completion of its acquisition of Orient Overseas Container Line (OOCL) last month it is "committed to further growth with 19 vessels ordered and a total capacity of about… The post...
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DP World acquires European container feeder operator Unifeeder
Dubai, United Arab Emirates, — DP World announced the signing of the acquisition of 100% of the Unifeeder Group for €660 million from Nordic Capital Fund VIII and certain minority shareholders. Based in Aarhus (Denmark), Unifeeder operates the...
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Trump's China trade war pulls consumer tech into crossfire
San Francisco, CA — The prices of headphones, speakers, high-tech lighting and internet service could all go up if the U.S. trade war with China continues. The Trump administration's hit list of Chinese products facing import taxes includes key...
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Canned food companies to increase prices to combat aluminum tariffs
Toronto, ON — Soup, soda and beer makers can't seem to put a lid on the effects of the recent aluminum tariffs. The 10 per cent fees that were slapped on imports of the metal by U.S. President Donald Trump… The post Canned food companies to...
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Blockchain JV for shipping of hazardous materials
Chattanooga, TN — Block Array announced open beta of new blockchain-based shipping document application, FreightTrust, and a new hazardous material joint venture to enable drop-shipping of hazardous materials. FreightTrust is a blockchain-based...
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Freight growth slowdown continues in June: IATA
Geneva, Switzerland — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released data for global air freight markets showing that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 2.7% in June 2018, compared to the same period the year...
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