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Asia Rice: India prices slip to near 3-month low on weak demand

Weak demand has persisted for the past few weeks, as buyers postpone purchases in anticipation of lower prices, said an exporter based at Kakinada, in southern state of Andhra Pradesh.

20 Apr 2024 10:33 am
Indo Count acquires global home fashion brand Wamsutta

This acquisition strengthens Indo Counts brand portfolio, and elevates its position in the premium market segment.

19 Apr 2024 5:23 pm
IG Drones & AASSC Launch Drone Skill Program, aims to Upskill 10milion youth

IG Drones partners with AASSC, NSDC to enhance drone technology skills nationwide.

19 Apr 2024 4:44 pm
Chinese exports are threatening Biden's industrial agenda

Americans are not alone in their complaints about China's new tide of exports. European leaders have raised similar concerns.

19 Apr 2024 9:44 am
Baltimore bridge: Companies with goods on ship may also have to pay for damages

Nowadays, the costs that become part of a general average calculation would include a tally of the losses incurred to move the vessel to safety, including any damage to cargo.

17 Apr 2024 9:25 am
Josh talks launches City Champions 2024 to support grassroot urban development

According to a report by the World Bank released in 2022, 600 million people will be living in urban cities in India by 2036, representing 40% of the population.

16 Apr 2024 3:30 pm
US-China tensions fragmenting trade and investment, IMF finds

Trade flows between a US-aligned group and another linked more closely to China have declined by about 12% more than trade between countries within the same bloc since Russias full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022.

9 Apr 2024 9:38 am
Baltimore ship accident has East Coast ports scrambling to absorb cargo

Fallout from last weeks deadly bridge collapse, which indefinitely closed the nations 17th-largest port by total cargo tonnage and the busiest gateway for vehicles, is expected to be largely contained as neighboring facilities with spare capacity tweak their schedules.

1 Apr 2024 9:34 am
Dali delivered Ikea furniture, flooring before Baltimore crash

The 984-foot ship was carrying containers from various countries, including China, Thailand, South Korea and Vietnam, to the US East Coast via the Panama Canal.

28 Mar 2024 9:40 am
Offshore winds next big problem: not enough ships

The looming shortage of ships capable of handling such turbines comes on the back of a tumultuous 2023 for the offshore wind industry.

19 Mar 2024 9:36 am
How China came to dominate the world in solar energy

While the United States and Europe are trying to revive renewable energy production and help companies fend off bankruptcy, China is racing far ahead.

8 Mar 2024 10:23 am
Indian parboiled rice exports slow on confusion over duty calculations, dealers say

In August, the world's largest rice exporter imposed a 20% duty on parboiled rice exports, following a ban on white rice exports to control domestic rice prices ahead of key state and national elections in 2024.

7 Mar 2024 10:25 am
US container shippers slow walk new contracts, eye easing of Red Sea rate hikes, analysts say

Iran-aligned Houthi missile and drone attacks on commercial ships in the Red Sea have forced most container carriers to reroute vessels around Africa and sent spot rates soaring.

7 Mar 2024 10:20 am
Asia Rice: Vietnam rates slip on firm supplies as harvest progresses

Vietnam's 5% broken rice was offered at $600 per metric ton, down from $625-$630 a week ago.

2 Mar 2024 10:38 am
Only grain ships from Black Sea and for Iran still crossing Red Sea, analysts say

Grain transit through the Suez Canal hit a low of 2.6 million metric tons in February, down from 5.3 million tons in February 2023.

2 Mar 2024 10:38 am
Zero-emission ship nears finish of round-the-world voyage

Maritime transport generates around 3 percent of worldwide greenhouse gasses. The project hopes to influence the shipping and maritime sectors, especially as its oceanwings have already been used in commercial shipping.

29 Feb 2024 10:19 am
Restoration of fully functional dispute settlement system of WTO top-most priority, says India

The appellate body of the system had been non-functional since December 2019 due to the blocking of the appointment of its members or judges by the US and this had called into question the WTO's overall credibility and the rules-based trade order it upholds.

29 Feb 2024 10:14 am