Two Middle East Companies Among Top 100 US Exporters, Importers

Two Middle East Companies Among Top 100 US Exporters, Importers

Every year, the Journal of Commerce, the world’s leading publication on global shipping and logistics, publishes its Top 100 U.S Importers and Exporters (paywall) guide. It’s a great insider look at U.S trade and globalization from the company level. It...
Red Sea Economies – By The Numbers

Red Sea Economies – By The Numbers

Photo: Red Sea Gateway Terminal at Jeddah Islamic Port Red Sea Economies/Population and Exports at a Glance Country Population GDP Top Export Destination Saudi Arabia 32.3 M $782.4 B China Egypt 95.7 M $245.6 B Italy Sudan 39.6 M $33.9 B UAE Yemen 27.6M $26.9 B China...
Get Smart: Korean Shipbuilding and The Hyundai Heavy Industries Bid To Take Over Daewoo Shipbuilding in 5 Articles

Get Smart: Korean Shipbuilding and The Hyundai Heavy Industries Bid To Take Over Daewoo Shipbuilding in 5 Articles

The South Korean shipbuilding industry, once a lodestar of the country’s industrial development, continues to be battered by lower cost Chinese competition and an oversupply of vessels on the market. Only three of South Korea’s majors still stand on the...
Hong Kong Slipping in World Container Shipping Traffic (and the Top Ten Ports)

Hong Kong Slipping in World Container Shipping Traffic (and the Top Ten Ports)

The South China Morning Post reports on February 14, 2019 that Hong Kong continues to slip below other Asian port rivals in terms of container traffic, falling to seventh place for 2018, according to Drewry Shipping Consultants. Hong Kong held the title of the...