Global trade in agricultural products under stress
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Southeast Asian ports hopeful of post-pandemic surge in breakbulk demand

ASEAN ports are growing, and breakbulk is a big contributor.

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Germany’s burgeoning “halal” niche market forges new link in supply chain

“Halal Logistics” caters to the growing demand for halal products among the Muslim population in Germany.

Biden Administration pushes infrastructure development, US ports figure prominently
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Conference tackles big questions facing steel industry

From port congestion and infrastructure bill to “Green Steel” – SSS Conference in Miami tackles a myriad of issues affecting steel industry and trade

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Long Beach Port Executive Director hails President Biden’s Infrastructure Bill as “breath of fresh air”, cargo volume to surge in 2021

Mario Cordero, the executive director of Port of Long Beach, welcomed President Joe Biden’s $1.2 trillion infrastructure bill, adding that “we have an administration who talks about ports”. While presenting the infrastructure plan, President Biden had announced that the plan would also include ports besides building highways and bridges.

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Taiwan eyes a greater geo-economics role to assert its presence in the international arena

The island’s ports play a vital role in sustaining Taiwan’s external trade, an important economic lifeline

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Former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd provides insights on China as the Australia-China trade war rages

China’s rise in the international arena has been meteoric: from a former obscure communist state that was once caught in the web of internal dissent and deep political turmoil, China has risen to become a global political, economic and military heavyweight whose actions and defiance of what is called “rule-based order” cause trepidations among much of the world.

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APSEZ, India’s main port development group looks to grow regionally

Indian strategy aims to build ports in region to augment its maritime and also security interests.

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Special panel discusses steel logistics at world’s largest steel conference

Thanks to Covid-19, the hordes of steel executives who descend on New York in June each year from around the world to participate in the Steel Success Strategies (SSS) conference, made a virtual appearance this year instead of “in flesh and blood”. The SSS-2020, which was scheduled to take place in June, was held Oct.26-28 this year in the virtual theater.

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