During his European tour, Chinese president Xi Jinping took time to visit and celebrate the arrival of the “Yuxinou” train which connects the cities of Chongqing, central China, with Duisburg, Germany.Read more: CHINESE PRESIDENT CONGRATULATES DUISBURG 'SILK ROAD'
Singapore-based port operator PSA International has announced increases in revenue and throughput have increased net-profits by 13.4 percent to US$1.425 billion.Read more: PSA INTERNATIONAL REPORTS DOUBLE DIGIT PROFIT JUMP
FOR a good first two months of this year, it dominated the headlines until three events – one after the other – pushed it not exactly into oblivion but to the back burner.
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Politicians from both sides of the divide pulled no punches in their one upmanship over the failure of the government to arrest the escalating price of consumer goods.
The Federal Maritime Commission has completed seven compromise agreements with nine non-vessel-operating common carriers and freight forwarders, recovering a total of $617,500 in civil penalties.Read more: FMC REACHES AGREEMENTS ON $617,500 IN CIVIL PENALTIES
The Australian red meat industry sold record amounts of beef and goat meat to China in August. China imported 19 percent of Australia’s total red meat shipments, compared with 4 percent in August 2012.Read more: US BEEF EXPORT LOSS IS AUSTRALIA’S GAIN