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China car sales keep shrinking, intensifying automakers’ woes

Bloomberg | August 12, 2019 | International Trade

Huawei’s founder wants an ‘invincible iron army’ to fight U.S.

Bloomberg | August 12, 2019 | International Trade

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Hong Kong violence intensifies during 10th weekend of protests

Bloomberg | August 11, 2019 | International Trade

Hong Kong authorities deployed more aggressive tactics during the 10th straight weekend of protests against Beijing’s increasing grip over the city, with riot police videotaped beating demonstrators in subway stations and officers going undercover to infiltrate the group and make arrests.

Typhoon Lekima leaves 28 dead, 20 missing as storm hits East China

Bloomberg | August 10, 2019 | International Trade

Trump is making Xi’s Superpower 2050 plan tougher by the day

Bloomberg | August 10, 2019 | International Trade

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Walmart feels inflation sting prices, and something’s gotta give

Bloomberg | August 10, 2019 | International Trade

Walmart Inc. prides itself on rock-bottom prices for everyday goods, but as soda, snack and toothpaste makers boost what they charge retailers in response to rising costs and looming tariffs, something’s got to give.

India seeks used cooking oil to help Modi cut energy imports

Bloomberg | August 10, 2019 | Energy | Alternative

21 Air  approved by the USDOT for all cargo scheduled services
Air Cargo
AJOT | Top Story | August 09, 2019

21 Air approved by the USDOT for all cargo scheduled services

Department of Transportation (DOT) to perform Scheduled Service Flights between the United States and Mexico. In its July 10, 2019 decision, the DOT states it found “no reason to question the carrier’s qualifications.”
Port of Virginia Harbor Tour to kick off AAPA annual convention in Norfolk

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Ports

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Oil market is going from gloomy to gloomier

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | Energy

Recent developments in the oil market have sent cold shivers through Rystad Energy’s oil market team, calling into question our temporary bullish view for the first part of 2020 linked to the new IMO shipping fuel regulations.

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Third S. T. Marine Support Multi Cat named at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | Ports & Terminals | Equipment and Tech

The vessel brings the total of Multi Cats in the company’s fleet to three, following the delivery of Multi Cats 3013 ODIN in 2010 and NERO in 2013. AUXILIA is the first of her kind – a Multi Cat 3513. 

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ASA to Congress: Speed up lock & dam upgrades

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

U.S. soybean growers are in danger of losing their competitive edge if the country’s aging infrastructure—specifically inland waterways, aren’t prioritized, ASA said this week in a letter to House infrastructure committee leadership.

Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross completes South American trip

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

CN and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering
Intermodal
AJOT | Top Story | August 09, 2019

CN and CSX Announce New Intermodal Service Offering

CN and CSX announced a new intermodal service offering between CN’s greater Montreal and Southern Ontario areas, and the CSX-served ports of Philadelphia, New York, New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area.
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USDOT final statement on enforcement priorities regarding service animals on flights

AJOT | August 09, 2019 | Air Cargo | Airlines

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued a Final Statement of Enforcement Priorities Regarding Service Animals (link) that provides greater clarity to passengers, airlines, and other stakeholders about the DOT’s interpretation and enforcement of the existing service animal rules.

The trade deal that’s quietly coming together for Trump
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | August 09, 2019

The trade deal that’s quietly coming together for Trump

Here’s an item on President Donald Trump’s trade agenda that relies on Democrats’ help that’s progressing surprisingly well: his new Nafta, dubbed the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.
Amazon under fire again as China factory hires teen interns
International Trade
Bloomberg | Top Story | August 09, 2019

Amazon under fire again as China factory hires teen interns

Foxconn Technology Group fired two executives at a Chinese plant that assembles devices for Amazon.com Inc., responding to a labor group’s allegations it slashed wages and flouted laws to help deal with rising U.S. tariffs.
Cheap materials to help U.S. manufacturers as trade war rages on

Bloomberg | August 09, 2019 | International Trade

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