Posts Tagged ‘China’

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more

Mark Sobel on China, David Marsh on Germany, and more
… OMFIF UPDATE – WEEK 42  2018 15-19 October 2018 Vol.9 Ed.42 COMMENTARY US Treasury gets China largely right Despite much huffing and puffing about China, the US Treasury’s autumn foreign exchange report is status quo. The substance is unsensational, and little changed from the last report...
October 20th, 2018 | Reports | Read More

News from port of Marseille Fos

News from port of Marseille Fos
.. QUECHEN SILICON CHEMICAL, the world’s 3rd-largest manufacturer of silica for green tires, has signed a ground lease to build its new European factory in Fos-sur-Mer in the South of France. The largest Chinese industrial investment for a new factory in France has taken another major step forward...
October 19th, 2018 | Construction, Markets, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
18-Oct-2018 MARINE WORKS AT MA TAU KOK Hong Kong HARBOUR DUES AT CNOOC TIANJIN LNG TERMINAL Tianjin, China Marine works at Ma Tau Kok Thursday, October 18, 2018, Hong Kong For approximately 30 months, marine works involving construction of temporary reclamation, reinstatement and dredging of seabed,...
October 18th, 2018 | Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Investment Clock – A pivotal October, Risk management in Islamic finance

Investment Clock – A pivotal October, Risk management in Islamic finance
. Commentary: Investment Clock – A pivotal October By Trevor Greetham in London An astonishing 97% of global stock market returns since 1973 have accrued during the seven months from October to April. Volatility also tends to peak in October, underlined by famous crashes in 1929, 1987 and 2008. Cross-currents...
October 17th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Finance, Insight | Read More

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call

Long standing Chinese relationship pays off as major shipping line announces Liverpool call
Aerial view of Liverpool The Port of Liverpool has demonstrated the strength of its relationships with China by announcing it will welcome a vessel call from COSCO on Wednesday 17 October. The MV Jork will call at Liverpool after a stop in Rotterdam before returning with UK exports. Once in Liverpool...
October 15th, 2018 | Container shipping, Liner Shipping and Trade, Logistics, News, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Trade and Commerce | Read More

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies

No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China, The efficacy of macroprudential policies
Commentary: No ‘competitive devaluation’ in China By Mark Sobel in Washington When the Trump administration asserts that China steals intellectual property, violates foreign investor rights, engages in wholesale subsidisation of the economy, and raises questions about industrial policy pursuant...
October 12th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Conferences, Seminars, Forums, Finance | Read More

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Enters into a Merger Agreement with NCF Wealth Holdings Limited

Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. Enters into a Merger Agreement with NCF Wealth Holdings Limited
October 5, 2018 – Hunter Maritime Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: HUNT) (the “Company” or “Hunter”), a special purpose acquisition company, announced today that on October 5, 2018 it entered into a definitive agreement to complete a business combination (the “Transaction”) with NCF Wealth...
October 5th, 2018 | Mergers and Acquisitions | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
22-Sep-2018 WORLD HOLIDAYS: 23 SEPTEMBER-6 OCTOBER 2018 Worldwide World Holidays: 23 September-6 October 2018 Saturday, September 22, 2018, Worldwide Public holidays around the world in the coming two weeks include the following: 22 Sep (Sat)-24 Sep (Mon) – Mid-Autumn Festival 23 Sep (Sun) – September...
September 22nd, 2018 | Anniversaries, Holidays, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Wednesday, September 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In retaliation to the US administration’s announcement late on Monday of a 10% tariff on an additional $200bn of imports from China, the latter announced yesterday the imposition of duties on $60bn worth of US goods. However, the...
September 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Sanctions, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

10-Sep-2018 CHANGES IN VESSEL DIMENSION ELIGIBILITY FOR THE ADDITIONAL BOOKING SLOT Panama Canal, Panama SPECIAL VESSEL SECURITY INSPECTIONS Shanghai, China Changes in vessel dimension eligibility for the additional booking slot Monday, September 10, 2018, Panama Canal, Panama Effective October 1,...
September 10th, 2018 | Canals, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals, Safety and Security | Read More

Liberia renews historic China agreement

Liberia renews historic China agreement
On 5 September, the People’s Republic of China (PRC) and the Republic of Liberia renewed their historic maritime agreement for an additional five years. The unprecedented five-year extension further strengthens the close relations between the governments of the two countries, and their long-term co-operation...
September 10th, 2018 | Flags, Shipmanagement, Taxation | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, September 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: In currency markets, the GBP gained some ground across the board on newswires suggesting that the UK and Germany agreed to drop key Brexit demands, potentially easing the path for a Brexit deal. Meanwhile, investors retain a cautious...
September 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Hot Port News from GAC

Hot Port News from GAC
05-Sep-2018 UPDATED ECA (EMISSION CONTROL AREAS) POLICY IN CHINA Zhejiang Province, Shanghai Port Updated ECA (Emission Control Areas) Policy in China Wednesday, September 5, 2018, Zhejiang Province, Shanghai Port Zhejiang Province Zhejiang Maritime Bureau has announced that as from 1 October 2018 for...
September 5th, 2018 | Emissions, Environment, Port Conditions, Ports & Terminals | Read More

China tops the table: DNV GL and Menon Economics release “Leading Maritime Nations of the World” 2018

Hamburg, 5 September 2018: DNV GL and Menon Economics announced that China is the top international shipping nation according to their new report “The Leading Maritime Nations of the World”, which was presented at the SMM trade fair in Hamburg today. The study benchmarks the 30 leading maritime nations...
September 5th, 2018 | Classification Societies, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today

The building of Viking Line’s new passenger vessel starts today
The Viking Line Newbuilding Today, on 3 September, the production of Viking Line’s new passenger cruise ship starts at the Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry Co., Ltd. (XSI) shipyard in China. The first steel plates are being cut in the traditional Steel Cutting ceremony. The new vessel will be one of the...
September 3rd, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 31, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The majority of global equity markets were under renewed pressure in early trade on Friday and core government bonds retained a positive tone amid heightened fears over a further deterioration in the trade dispute between the US and...
August 31st, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Mark Sobel on Trump, Daniel Glaser on financial crime, and more

Mark Sobel on Trump, Daniel Glaser on financial crime, and more
… COMMENTARY Trump wide of mark on ‘manipulation’ Although Donald Trump has legitimate gripes on China about the theft of intellectual property and high tariffs, his claims that Beijing is manipulating the renminbi are woefully wide of the mark. There is little evidence of more than...
August 25th, 2018 | Politics and Government | Read More

Trump wide of mark on ‘manipulation’, Central Bank of Ireland meeting

Trump wide of mark on ‘manipulation’, Central Bank of Ireland meeting
.. Commentary: Trump wide of mark on ‘manipulation’ By Mark Sobel in Washington Donald Trump’s claims that China is manipulating its currency are woefully wide of the mark. China’s current account surplus is falling to under 1% of GDP. The renminbi, hit by capital outflows between...
August 20th, 2018 | Banking, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Politics and Government | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, August 17, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: The EUR rose for a second day in a row on Friday on the back of eased trade tensions between the United States and China in view of the scheduled new round of trade talks on 21-22 August. GREECE: According to the Public Debt Management...
August 17th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

DFDS announces new freight ship order

DFDS announces new freight ship order
DFDS has today ordered an additional freight ferry (ro-ro) new build from the Chinese Jinling Shipyard. The new build is similar to the five previously ordered freight ferries and likewise designed to carry 6,700 lane metres of freight equivalent to around 450 trailers. The large capacity decreases...
August 16th, 2018 | Ro-Ro and Passenger Ferries, Shipbuilding and Shipyards | Read More

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China

Trans Global Projects launches two new offices in China
Trans Global Projects’ Dalian team recently coordinated logistics for a shipment of equipment from China for a wind farm project in Thailand. Paddock Wood, 14 August 2018: Trans Global Projects (TGP) opened two new offices in China at the beginning of August to shift its Hong Kong branch to...
August 14th, 2018 | Company Profiles, Logistics | Read More

Navigating China’s savings surplus, GPI interactive online databank

Navigating China’s savings surplus, GPI interactive online databank
.. Commentary: Navigating China’s savings surplus By Joergen Oerstroem Moeller in Singapore China’s current account surplus, measuring its excess savings vis-a-vis the rest of the world, is dwindling fast. This is causing the Chinese government to rethink its foreign investment strategies....
August 10th, 2018 | Markets, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 12, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, July 12, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global stocks and commodities rebounded in early trade on Thursday with markets trying to consolidate from y-day’s sell-off due to the escalation of the trade dispute between the US and China following the US Trade Representative’s...
July 12th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 06, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Friday, July 06, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US tariffs on more than 800 imported goods from China worth $34bn took effect earlier today, with China’s Ministry of Commerce reportedly saying that it is forced to retaliate with tariffs on $34bn imported US goods including autos...
July 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Djibouti – Doraleh port terminal: U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne expresses concern about Chinese actions in Africa

Djibouti – Doraleh port terminal: U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne expresses concern about Chinese actions in Africa
U.S. Congressman Bradley Byrne Djibouti recently illegally seized control of the Doraleh port terminal by presidential decree, and some reports indicate Djibouti plans to gift the facility to the Chinese government WASHINGTON D.C., United States of America, July 4, 2018/ — Congressman Bradley Byrne...
July 4th, 2018 | Politics and Government, Ports & Terminals | Read More