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Commentary: Trans-Pacific Lane Is The Trade War Truth Barometer

The announcement of the January 15th signing of the Phase One deal has been characterized by both the United States and China as a positive sign that the two count.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJan 14th, 2020

Container Lines Boost Blank Voyages As Q1 Downturn Looms

The downturn in U.S.-China trade is forcing ocean carriers to cancel a growing number of weekly sailings in the trans-Pacific trade lane, according to a container shipping expert. The cancellations point to a longer re.....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaJan 9th, 2020

Are Trans-Pacific Carriers Guilty Of Price Gouging?

Spot rates in the trans-Pacific ocean trade continue to reach epic new heights, leading to talk of price gouging. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaJul 7th, 2020

Commentary: In US Vs. The World, Trade Flow Tells The Real Truth

Editor's note: The views expressed in this editorial are those of Lori Ann LaRocco and not FreightWaves or American Shipper. 0 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaDec 5th, 2019

Analyst: The US-China Trade War Is "Sucking The Life" Out Of Trans-Pacific Trade

The U.S.-China trade war is prompting manufacturers to leave China for lower-tariff climes, not least in southeast Asia. 0 read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 27th, 2019

Hope Lingers For Trans-Pacific Box-Rate Bump

It has been a weak peak season in the trans-Pacific container trade, but Freightos still believes shippers moving cargo from Asia to the U.S. should expect a significant rate increase in the first week of November. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaOct 30th, 2019

Time To Declare Trans-Pacific Peak Season A Bust?

November draws nigh, the leaves are turning rust and yellow, and there's still not a rustle of normal peak-season rate strength in the trans-Pacific Asia-to-U.S. container trade. When is it safe .....»»

Category: earningsSource: benzingaOct 24th, 2019

U.S.-Japan trade deal aims to put U.S. farmers on par with Trans-Pacific trade pact competitors

The new U.S.-Japan trade deal will provide staged reduction of Japanese tariffs for more than $2 billion worth of U.S. beef and pork, matching access now granted to the 11 Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact countries, a text of the agreement shows......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 7th, 2019

Where the U.S.-Japan trade deal falls short of Trans-Pacific pact abandoned by Trump

U.S. President Donald Trump has called his new trade deal with Japan a "phenomenal" victory for U.S. farmers......»»

Category: topSource: reutersOct 7th, 2019

Ocean Rate Report: Trans-Pacific Box Rates Poised To Rise?

It's mid-August. The price to transport containers from Asia to the U.S. would normally have risen by now with the build-up to peak season for the trans-Pacific trade. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaAug 14th, 2019

The Largest Free Trade Deal in Nearly a Quarter-Century Seeks to Make Africa a Single Market

All but three African nations have signed on. The U.S. ditched the Trans-Pacific Partnership, while across the Atlantic, the U.K. is trying to extract itself from the European Union and its single .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 25th, 2019

Port Report: Trans-Pacific Outlook Worsens On U.S.-China Trade Tiff

The U.S.-China.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 22nd, 2019

Project Syndicate: Is America tired of losing yet?

In the two years since President Donald Trump abandoned the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Japan and the other TPP signatories have forged ahead with new trade deals, making American exporters wonder whatever happened to the art of the deal?.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Japan may soften trade stance as U.S. keeps up pressure

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Despite calls to resist protectionism and for the United States to rejoin a multilateral trans-Pacific trade pact, Japan is gradually shifting gear to adjust to a trade environment shaken up by U.S. President Donald Trump......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 21st, 2018

How is the Current Trade Scenario Impacting Asia ETFs?

Asia ETFs are in the spotlight over potential trade disputes, Trump's bid to rejoin the Trans Pacific Partnership and bila.....»»

Category: personnelSource: nytApr 18th, 2018

Trump opposes US rejoining Pacific trade deal

President Trump on Tuesday said he's opposed to the U.S. reentering the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), and instead advocated for establishing bilateral trade deals with countries......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralApr 18th, 2018

Donald Trump not a lonely trade warrior as Obama denounced NAFTA in 2008

All major candidates in the presidential election of 2016 railed against the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade pact.....»»

Category: topSource: business-standardApr 17th, 2018

U.S."s Re-Entry in Pacific Trade Deal Would Come at a Price

As the U.S. weighs trying to rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, any negotiations would likely be marked by years of back-and-forth as both the U.S. and countries still in the trade pact seek concessions from the other......»»

Category: topSource: wsjApr 15th, 2018

Trump asks staff to look at new talks on trade deal he killed last year

President Trump told aides to look again at re-entering negotiations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership — a massive Asi.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayApr 13th, 2018

Trump on TPP; Bank earnings; Volkswagen shakeup

1. TPP rethink: President Donald Trump has asked his advisers to investigate whether the United States should rejoin the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the giant trade deal spanning 11 countries that he ditched just days after taking office......»»

Category: topSource: moneyApr 13th, 2018

Trump says would only join TPP if deal were substantially better than offered to Obama

(Reuters) - President Donald Trump said late on Thursday he would only consider joining the landmark Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement if it were a "substantially better" deal than the one offered to President Barack Obama......»»

Category: topSource: reutersApr 13th, 2018