Posts Tagged ‘China’

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 13, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity markets ended firmer yesterday and the modestly improved tone continued in Asia and in early trade in Europe earlier today, supported by increased optimism on easing US/China trade tensions. Turning to the EMU periphery...
December 13th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance | Read More

Rescue diver from China who saved three recognized with IMO bravery accolade

Rescue diver from China who saved three recognized with IMO bravery accolade
Zhong Haifeng with his bravery award certificate A rescue diver from China who made a series of underwater dives to rescue three people from a sunken cargo ship, received the 2018 IMO Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea during the this year’s IMO Awards ceremony (6 December). Mr. Zhong Haifeng,...
December 10th, 2018 | Awards, Events, Health and Safety, IMO, Maritime Accidents, Safety and Security | Read More

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations

Fed signals slowdown in rate increase, Adapting to changing US-China relations
Commentary: Fed signals slowdown in rate increase By Darrell Delamaide in Washington It came as a surprise when US Federal Reserve Chair Jay Powell said in a speech that there was no ‘pre-set path’ for interest rate increases. But his address capped a dovish turn in the panel, rather than breaking...
December 7th, 2018 | Banking, Finance | Read More

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

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Thursday, December 6, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Global equity indices traded lower on Thursday after Canadian authorities arrested the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei for extradition to the US amid alleged violations of Iranian sanctions. The arrest amplified investor worries over...
December 6th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, December 4, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Yesterday’s market relief following the ceasefire trade agreement between the US President and his Chinese counterpart on the sidelines of the G20 meeting proved short-lived. European bourses opened lower today and US stock futures...
December 4th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Low expectations, modest victory

Low expectations, modest victory
Low expectations, modest victory Buenos Aires avoids bad outcomes By Mark Sobel in Washington Monday 3 December 2018 Another year, another G20 leaders’ summit. But memories of Buenos Aires may last longer than for some other G20 meetings. President Donald Trump behaved well. Expectations were exceeded...
December 3rd, 2018 | Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, News, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Trump’s trade war sees US soybean exports heading south

Trump’s trade war sees US soybean exports heading south
But a weaker Q4 for smaller dry bulk tonnage should be followed by a stronger Q1 and Q2 as seasonality returns amid trade disruption  London, 3 December 2018. Two months into the current US soybeans trading year, the impact of president Donald Trump’s trade war is becoming more apparent, according...
December 3rd, 2018 | Chartering, Dry Bulkcarriers, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

Balancing the roles of the ECB, China and the US: Adapting to a changing relationship, The future of EU financial services after Brexit

Balancing the roles of the ECB, China and the US: Adapting to a changing relationship, The future of EU financial services after Brexit
… Balancing the roles of the ECB Monday 10 December, 12:15 London A discussion with Ignazio Angeloni, member of the supervisory board at the European Central Bank. The meeting will focus on how the ECB balances its roles of monitoring the euro area’s banking sector whilst stimulating banks...
November 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 27, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Tuesday, November 27, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: US-China trade conflict remains one of the major market themes with investors eagerly awaiting the planned meeting between US President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Argentina...
November 27th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Military, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ECB must address QE misallocation risk, Adapting to changing US-China relations

ECB must address QE misallocation risk, Adapting to changing US-China relations
.. Commentary: ECB must address QE misallocation risk By Frank Westermann in Osnabrück By the end of this year, the European Central Bank is expected to end its monthly net asset purchases. This raises several questions about the ECB’s reinvestment strategy and the implications for individual...
November 26th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Finance, Markets, Reports, Trade and Commerce | Read More

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China

ABB extends its service network in Zhoushan, China
Opening of the new branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems Co., Ltd. in Zhoushan, China To continue to provide customers across the globe with greater access to ABB’s high-quality service and parts, ABB Turbocharging has announced the establishment of a branch office of ABB Jiangjin Turbo Systems...
November 23rd, 2018 | Company Profiles, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Technical, Technology | Read More

Opening for US-China renminbi action, Africa Financial Markets Index

Opening for US-China renminbi action, Africa Financial Markets Index
Commentary: Opening for US-China renminbi action By Mark Sobel in Washington Since early April, the renminbi has fallen 10% against the dollar, largely reflecting dollar strength. The causes lie in the cyclical and monetary policy divergence between the US and China. However, there is an alignment of...
November 20th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, News, Reports | Read More

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)

Daily Overview of Global Markets & the SEE Region (Monday, November 19, 2018)
HIGHLIGHTS WORLD ECONOMIC & MARKET DEVELOPMENTS GLOBAL MARKETS: Following President Donald Trump’s upbeat comments on Friday that he may not impose additional tariffs on Chinese imported goods as China offered a list of potential measures in order to resolve trade tensions, the majority of global...
November 19th, 2018 | Banking, Finance, Markets, Reports, Shipfinance, Statistics, Stock Markets | Read More

Renminbi’s global reserve share rising, US midterms podcast

Renminbi’s global reserve share rising, US midterms podcast
Commentary: Renminbi’s global reserve share rising By Gary Smith in London Asset class diversification continues to be a key theme for central bank foreign exchange reserves managers. Despite a weaker renminbi/dollar rate this year, the Chinese currency has increased its share in global reserves,...
November 16th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Markets | Read More

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China

ABB signs breakthrough contract for marine automation in China
Viking Line cruise ferry. Image courtesy of Viking Line First marine automation system contract signed in China for a cruise ferry sets new benchmark for systems integration. ABB has won its first marine automation system contract for a cruise ferry in China, after the technology package for Chinese-built...
November 14th, 2018 | Cruise Ferry, Cruise Industry, Marine Equipment Products and Services, Shipbuilding and Shipyards, Technology | Read More

Automechanika Shanghai edges closer to its impressive lineup of fringe events in 2018

Automechanika Shanghai edges closer to its impressive lineup of fringe events in 2018
.. While more than 140,000 automotive buyers are preparing to descend upon the National Exhibition and Convention Center (NECC) in November for Automechanika Shanghai, organisers are working behind the scenes to ensure the high expectations of the show’s fringe programme are met. This year’s edition...
November 8th, 2018 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

China cooling spreads beyond borders, Cyber resilience and financial stability

China cooling spreads beyond borders, Cyber resilience and financial stability
Commentary: China cooling spreads beyond borders By Steve Hanke in Baltimore The Shanghai Composite Index tumbled by more than 9% in October, and has shed 25% for the year. To determine the probability of a cool down, one must look at the money supply, broadly measured. The relationship between the growth...
November 7th, 2018 | Banking, Comment, Events, Markets, Stock Markets | Read More

How valuable is repair and maintenance to China’s automotive future? Automechanika Shanghai reports

How valuable is repair and maintenance to China’s automotive future? Automechanika Shanghai reports
A view from last years’ event Two of Automechanika Shanghai’s industry association partners have laid out the details behind why China’s relationship the automotive service sector is starting to turn the heads of the world’s most successful car producing regions. The China Auto Maintenance...
October 23rd, 2018 | Automobiles, Events, Conferences,Forums and Symposiums, Exhibitions | Read More

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