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A new era of competitiveness for Aqaba

The Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) in Jordan is making strong progress in its transformation into a transport and logistics hub for the Levant region....

East African bloc to simplify trade

Meeting in Nairobi, East African Community ministers pledge to undertake trade facilitation reforms in line with continental and WTO agreements. Burundi, Kenya, Rwanda, the United...

As of 2020 costs for oversea freight transportation of natural stone could go up

The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has established that the maximum sulfur content in fuel must be reduced sharply Oversea transportation of shipping containers is on...

The Africa Integrated High Speed rail Network on track

The African Union‘s Development Agency has announced that the ambitious multibillion-dollar Africa Integrated High Speed rail Network is on track. Adama Deen, the head of infrastructure...

Ports Set Volume Records as Shippers Rush to Have Goods Processed Before Tariffs Bite

Some of the nation’s largest ports keep setting new records for cargo volumes, as trade tensions between the United States and some of its...

The new “Silk Road” directs attention to freight trains

The China-Europe freight rail service network, a crucial part of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, has expanded rapidly, reaching 10,000 trips. Sunday's arrival of freight...

New commercial gateway to Middle East countries

The reduced management fees of containers in transit from terminals are highlighting Aqaba Container Terminal (ACT) as a new import and export gateway to...

Freight traffic through the Northern Sea Route shot up

Freight transport through the Northern Sea Route has risen up more than four times over the past 5 years, according to Aleksandr Kalashnikov, head...

The first automated railway port in China

The first fully intelligent and automated international railway port in China will be built in Chengdu city, Sichuan province. The new infrastructure will be able...

How Covid-19 is changing the world: A statistical perspective

The coronavirus pandemic cut global trade values by 3% in the first quarter of this year, according to the latest United Nations Conference on...