30 Mar 2023

Air cargo capacity rises above pre-pandemic level while industry faces risk of zero growth

  Air cargo capacity is continuing to climb and rose above the pre-pandemic level for the first time in four years, according to the latest market analysis from CLIVE Data Services. Global air cargo capacity increased for the eleventh consecutive month in February, up 11% on the same period last year. Meanwhile, global air cargo […]

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16 Mar 2023

USTR confirms tariff cutting not on the Biden trade agenda

U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai on Thursday rebuffed appeals from senators to begin negotiating trade agreements that would cut tariffs on U.S. agricultural exports. “At this moment we do not have tariff liberalization negotiations going on with a partner,” Tai told the Senate Finance Committee. Tai left open the possibility for that to change, saying […]

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15 Mar 2023

ITC Study proves effectiveness of China Tariffs on boosting Domestic Production reducing dependence on Imports

  The Coalition for a Prosperous America (CPA) today released a statement regarding a report by the U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) analyzing the effects of Section 232 and Section 301 tariffs on more than $300 billion of U.S. imports. The USITC report found that the tariffs reduced imports from China, effectively stimulated more U.S. production of […]

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14 Mar 2023

Lessons from China’s ‘Two Sessions’

Observing the “two sessions” in China, a crucial event on the political calendar, is never dull for China watchers. This year, the urgency to spearhead technological development and safeguard against economic headwinds was evident. With Xi Jinping embarking on a norm-breaking third term as leader of the world’s second-largest economy, the focus of the new […]

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12 Mar 2023

Air Cargo Growth Expected in 2023 Due to China’s Recovery and Pent-Up Demand

According to aviation groups, China’s efforts to restructure its economy will increase demand for trade, which is expected to spill over into the air cargo markets by the end of this year. During a recent webinar, Glyn Hughes, Director General of The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA), stated that “once we can overcome the current […]

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11 Mar 2023

5 Ways AI is Changing Supply Chains

Artificial intelligence (AI) is already making its way into the supply chain. If you missed the launch, then it’s time to track the trajectory of AI’s impact from managing initial demand to final-mile delivery. So, where does AI fit in today’s supply chain? Only six short years ago, the trade association MHI published a supply chain […]

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