FedEx sees demand from ageing population
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Infrastructure work uneven in SE Asia
Start-of-the-year announcements show the uneven nature of infrastructure development in Southeast Asia, particularly on...
Japanese carriers ANA and JAL held their own in the cargo business in 2016, thanks in part to strong demand in the second half of the year. (Photo: Jeffrey Lee)
Japanese carriers hold their own in 2016
The strength of the Japanese yen meant that exports kept declining for much of 2016, and it wasn’t
Europe’s ports boost inland connections
With diminishing scope to achieve much competitive advantage through additional quayside operational efficiencies, many...
US ports open wallets
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Trump’s protectionism could prove costly affair...
US President Donald Trump’s threats to restrict foreign imports with a view to creating jobs for Americans have caused...
Low spending leads to slow US growth
Americans frustrated by slow economic growth and a lack of blue-collar manufacturing jobs are widely credited with...
No sustained recovery on rates until 2019
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Frictions on the New Silk Road
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Cathay launched a regular weekly 747-8F flight from Brisbane West Wellcamp to Hong Kong in November 2016. (Photo: Brisbane West Wellcamp Airport)
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Contship Italia manages both the terminal operations and the inland connections at La Spezia Container Terminal. (Photo: Contship Italia Group)
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11th IATA World Cargo Symposium
March 14-16, 2017 , Abu Dhabi National Convention Centre, UAE
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