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Trade war to make an impact on Hong Kong

The ultimate impact may depend upon whether US importers are willing to pass on the costs of tariffs to consumers, says Peter Levesque of Modern Terminals Escalating trade tensions between the United States and China are likely to catch Hong Kong and its struggling shipping industry right in the middle, ...

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Global shipping under threaten, UN warns

Maritime trade is stronger than it’s been for five years, but “tit-for-tat” tariff battles and restructuring by shipping companies threaten to disrupt its role as a key player in global commerce, the UN said on Wednesday, 10/3/2018.  The warning from UNCTAD, the UN Conference on Trade and Development, follows a “healthy” four ...

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