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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...

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...

China Q1 volumes plunge amid Covid-19 crisis

Chinese ports have suffered substantial losses in volumes as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic that began in Wuhan, China during January. Total container volumes...

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...

La Spezia Terminal to enjoy AI benefits

The famous Carrara marbles travel overseas through this port Contship La Spezia Terminal is first in the world to adopt AI to increase performance of...

China pledges efforts to promote construction of CPEC (China-Pakistan Economic Corridor)

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang said Monday that China will work with Pakistan to promote the construction of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) projects. Lu...

Combined transports is the new Turkish bet

One of Turkey's major terminals, the DP World Yarimca, has been linked by train to London and the Chinese cities since Tuesday, July 30. On...

Djibouti Inaugurates Africa’s Largest Free Trade Zone

Djibouti has launched the Djibouti International Free Trade Zones (DIFTZ), Africa’s biggest trade zone that will comprise a total investment of $3.5 billion and...

Cambodia: Phnom Penh Port expansion set to boost Kingdom’s waterways shipping

The launch of the 2nd phase of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port’s (PPAP) container terminal will boost the Kingdom’s waterway shipping through more trade...

China’s trade with Belt and Road countries rose by 3.2% in the January-March period

The coronavirus pandemic is set to cause a slump in Chinese investment in its signature Belt and Road Initiative and a dip in trade...