Thursday 22nd Feb, 2018

Australian trade worth more than half a trillion dollars in 2016

AUSTRALIA’S trade in goods and services was worth a record $673bn last year, according to the Composition of Trade, Australia…
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Maersk operations getting “close to normal” after cyber-attack

MAERSK is still working to get operations back to normal after last week’s Petya cyber-attack put many of the global…
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Austal delivers a few fast cats

AUSTRALIAN shipbuilder Austal recently announced the launch of three fast ferries at its shipyard in Balamban, Cebu. The first of…
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SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The Southeast Asia trade has its endemic problems but carriers are currently basking in the glow of the export boost provided by bumper crop harvests. When that halo effect subsides will the old gripes resurface, or will imminent service changes contribute to lasting benefits?

MSC Sao Paulo. Photo: Dale Crisp

SPECIAL REPORT: Liner Trades to SE Asia

The last two annual reviews of the Southeast Asia/ISC trade have remarked on the stability and discipline displayed by carriers – but 2016-17 is proving already to be a more unsettled time.

China resources outlook cautious despite commodity gains

THE Commonwealth’s chief commodity forecaster has reported unexpected surges in coking coal and iron ore are tipped to add $47bn…
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Commodity demand to boost Aussie exports

HIGHER prices for steel-making raw materials and thermal coal, not to mentioned increased LNG export volumes, are tipped to see…
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Australia faces South American beef challenge

POPULATION growth is expected to increase global food demand but Australia may have a battle on its hands to secure…
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