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Asia Pacific air freight contracts 5.4% in June, 7.4% in H1—IATA

Asia Pacific air freight contracts 5.4% in June, 7.4% in H1—IATA

Aug. 10 | Global air freight demand decreased by 4.8% in June 2019 compared to the same period in 2018, marking the eighth consecutive month of year-on-year decline in freight volumes, according to data released by the International Air Transport Association (IATA)....

ICTSI income up 11% in first three quarters, but down 9% in Q3

ICTSI income up 11% in first three quarters, but down 9% in Q3

Nov. 13 | Manila International Container Terminal, the flagship terminal of International Container Terminal Services, Inc. Photo courtesy of ICTSI. International Container Terminal Services, Inc. (ICTSI) reported an 11% increase in net income to US$168.1 million...

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement now in force

WTO Trade Facilitation Agreement now in force

Feb. 22 | World Trade Organization Director-General Roberto Azevêdo (center) at the Feb 22 announcement that the Trade Facilitation Agreement has entered into force. Photo from WTO Twitter account. The World Trade Organization Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA)...

Shippers don’t expect volume spike in Q3 peak season

Shippers don’t expect volume spike in Q3 peak season

Jun. 22 | Global box carriers are unlikely to find much respite from their troubles, as a survey of shippers find that most of them don’t believe that a robust third quarter is happening this year, citing slow global trade. Results of a recent survey by maritime...