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A number of officials have espoused their confidence that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will be completed this year, despite the fact that the latest round of talks ended with negotiators leaving marathon talks in Hawaii without a completed... Read more >
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On July 1, new global regulations will be implemented requiring shippers and forwarders to weigh containers before loading them onto ships. However, preparing for the new rule has proven problematic.
After nearly eight years of negotiation a Pacific Rim free trade deal has been reached, but whether that is a good thing will be the subject of debate in Canada where the federal election cycle is sure to make the... Read more >
The latest round of Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) talks recently kicked off in Atlanta, Ga., as the 12 nations involved seek to bring the sometimes contentious and mostly under-wraps negotiations to an end sooner rather than later.
Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa (BRICS) have hit various roadblocks recently, years after being identified as significant components of the future of the global economy, a fact reflected in recent container volumes.