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Uber Freight launches in Europe

Announcement of Port of Rotterdam:  Since launching in the U.S. two years ago, Uber Freight has worked to revitalize the trucking industry and bring new opportunities to the entire logistics ecosystem. The Uber Freight app connects trucking companies of any size with loads to haul, giving drivers upfront pricing, fast …

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Record set for Asia-to-Europe containers

The Japan Maritime Center (JMC) unveiled statistics on container traded between Asia and Europe in December 2018, showing that exports from Asia to Europe increased 2.2% to 1,506,161 TEUs, marking a year-on-year improvement for the fifth consecutive month. On an annual scale, they picked up 2.2% to 16,209,472 TEUs in …

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New Moín reefer hub connects Costa Rica with Europe and Asia

Costa Rica made its way onto the world port map. The inauguration of APM Terminals Moín yesterday (Feb. 28) will enable products to be shipped on transatlantic routes to European and Asian markets without transshipment. The Terminal will also move Costa Rica to number 1 for connectivity, out of 139 …

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Ecuador hopes to increase bananas exports to Europe

Ecuador has the potential to increase banana exports to European markets, stated the Ecuadorian Minister of Agriculture and Livestock, Xavier Lazo, on Friday, Feb. 8 . “There is a lot of potential, when we produce more, due to climatic reasons, Europeans consume more,” Lazo said in Berlin during a visit …

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Germany-Iran trade relations still warm

Michael Tockuss, a senior member of the German-Iranian Chamber of Commerce, made the remarks in reference to a trade mechanism which was announced by the foreign ministers of three European major countries of France, Germany and the Britain on Thursday called INSTEX (Instrument for Supporting Trade Exchanges) to facilitate legitimate trade between European economic operators and Iran. Tockuss described …

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B&R Initiative discussed at Hamburg Summit

Officials, scholars and entrepreneurs gathered at the Hamburg Summit on Monday (Nov. 26), eyeing more economic cooperation against the backdrop of rising protectionism. The China-proposed Belt and Road Initiative is well discussed at the two-day “Hamburg Summit: China meets Europe”, which opened on Monday. In an opening speech, former German …

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China Railway Express delivers oranges to Europe

China Railway Express opened its first exclusive train for oranges Thursday (Nov. 8) afternoon, starting from Yichang, a city in central China’s Hubei Province, with Moscow as the destination. According to local authorities, the train uses international standardized cold-chain containers, GPS service and remote control of humidity and temperature to …

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China runs 11,000 ‘Silk Road’ trains to Europe

State-owned China Railway Corporation has run as many as 11,000 cargo trains to Europe since 2011, marking another milestone for Beijing’s ambitions to boost trade and connectivity across Eurasia. The Beijing-based company currently runs 65 China Railway Express freight routes that reach 15 countries in Europe and 14 in Asia, …

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€172 million to promote EU agri-food products

The European Commission will provide funding of €172,5 million from the EU agricultural budget to promote EU agri-food products in Europe and across the world. 79 campaigns, covering a wide range of products such as dairy products, olives and olive oil, and fruit and vegetables, will be rolled out over …

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RZD Logistics, new service from China to Europe

Moscow, August 20th, 2018 – JSC RZD Logistics, the largest multimodal logistics operator in the CIS and Baltic countries, organized the shipment of a container train across the route Changsha (China) – Tilburg (the Netherlands). This new railway service was developed in cooperation with a Chinese platform company Hunan Xiangou …

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