OTX USA News Update April 201817-04-18
Read all about the US-China "Trade War" - and how it affects you as a US importer.
The freight industry is currently panicking due to the prospect of a "trade war" between the US and China. Especially for US-based importers, the prospect of a sudden introduction of additional duties is scary, and we have received a number of enquiries from concerned customers.
Air Freight Demand Up 8.2% in October 2016
IATA's October 2016 data for global air freight markets shows that demand, measured in freight tonne kilometers (FTKs), rose 8.2% year-on-year in the month, the fastest...
Information Bulletin Solas
Background on the new IMO requirements scheduled to become effective July 1, 2016
2016 AIR CARGO OUTLOOK ‘MIXED’
Air cargo operators are taking a cautious approach to the coming year with the recurring issue of over-capacity set to remain in a mixed economic environment.
Airport insight: 2015 cargo results
Global: Hong Kong looks set to remain the top air cargo airport for 2015 despite a near static performance with only a 0.1% rise in freight volumes to 4.4m tonnes. US...
National Day Golden Week 2015
National Day Golden Week in China from 1 to 7 October 2015
More stringent regulations regarding lithium battery shipments
After tightening the rules per January 1st, the transportation of lithium batteries by air could be subject to even more restrictions in future