The U.S. International Trade Commission concluded that proposed modifications to the U.S.-Chile Free Trade Agreement's rules of origin involving certain yarn-based fabrics will have minimal effect on U.S. industry and trade.
The U.S. Export-Import Bank and the Eastern and Southern Africa Trade and Development Bank signed a memorandum of understanding to expand trade opportunities between the United States and sub-Saharan Africa.
Oslo, Norway-based Xeneta, a global benchmarking and market intelligence firm with a focus on the containerized ocean freight industry, has opened its first U.S. office in New York City.
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The Danish conglomerate said one division will focus on transport and logistics, while the other division will focus on energy.
The world’s two largest container shipping carriers, Maersk Line and MSC, are beefing up their presence on the transpacific trade in the wake of Hanjin Shipping filing for receivership in Korea last week.
Japanese container carrier Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha could be targeted by Singapore-based hedge fund Effissimo, the firm’s largest shareholder as of early August, according to recent media reports.