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US more than doubles Chinese tariff levels

The US has followed through on its threat to increase tariffs on $200bn worth of Chinese goods. Tariffs on Chinese…

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Adidas turns to airfreight to mitigate supply chain shortages

Sportswear giant Adidas is turning to airfreight as it looks to mitigate supply chain shortages caused by an unexpected increase…

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Hong Kong traders cautious on US-China trade dispute but unfazed by Brexit

Hong Kong-based traders who use airfreight remain cautious due to the ongoing US-China trade dispute but are are optimistic that the…

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CEVA to be de-listed as CMA CGM is set to gain a 98% shareholding

The end of CEVA’s short time on the Zurich Stock Exchange looks to have been confirmed after CMA CGM said…

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ECS becomes the first GSSA to join Tiaca board

Chairman of ECS Group Bertrand Schmoll has been elected to the board of Tiaca – the first time a GSSA…

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Top ten supply chain risks in 2019

A new report has outlined the top ten developments (see end of article) that pose a risk to supply chains…

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Asian air cargo faces short-term turbulence

The Asian air cargo industry faces turbulence over the coming months, with predictions of further demand declines. Speaking at the…

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Australia needs dedicated airfreight body, says think tank

A think tank has called on the Australian government to set up a dedicated body to measure and publish detailed…

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No Deal Brexit will push logistics cost up between 5%-35%, warn shippers

Slipping to a No Deal Brexit, and reverting to complicated WTO rules and tariffs, would impose additional costs of between…

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All the latest news from IATA’s World Cargo Symposium 2019

As the global airfreight industry gathers in Singapore for IATA’s World Cargo Symposium 2019 (WCS19), the Air Cargo News editorial…

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