Energy
American oil is flowing freely to China again, after slowing to a trickle
24 Apr 2019 - 11:42AM

Sinopec’s unit Unipec is chartering the Coswisdom Lake tanker, with the capacity for 2 million barrels of oil to pick up crude from the US Gulf coast for delivery to China

American oil is flowing freely to China again, after slowing to a trickle

Sinopec’s unit Unipec is chartering the Coswisdom Lake tanker, with the capacity for 2 million barrels of oil to pick up crude from the US Gulf coast for delivery to China

24 Apr 2019 - 11:42AM
Oil price rises as US stops waiving sanctions on importing Iranian oil
23 Apr 2019 - 1:41PM
China gives makers of cranes, containers leg up with ports’ growth
13 Apr 2019 - 12:45PM
Oil price rises as US stops waiving sanctions on importing Iranian oil

The price of crude oil leapt to a six-month high on Monday after the US said it would stop waiving sanctions on any country that buys oil from Iran

23 Apr 2019 - 1:41PM
Transport and logistics
China gives makers of cranes, containers leg up with ports’ growth

The explosive growth in China’s ports since the country’s WTO membership has bolstered home-grown vendors in the shipping industry, helping them dominate the supply of cranes and shipping containers

The explosive growth in China’s ports since the country’s WTO membership has bolstered home-grown vendors in the shipping industry, helping them dominate the supply of cranes and shipping containers

13 Apr 2019 - 12:45PM
Trade
Will lower fees help China’s ports widen their lead over Hong Kong?

The ports business is a reflection of commerce, and Chinese harbours have prospered with the explosive growth of trade since China joined the World Trade Organisation in December 2001.

The ports business is a reflection of commerce, and Chinese harbours have prospered with the explosive growth of trade since China joined the World Trade Organisation in December 2001.

15 Apr 2019 - 9:53AM
8 Apr 2019 - 9:29AM
Hemp mania grips China, prompting stocks regulator to crack down
3 Apr 2019 - 5:42PM
Haici wants to help China’s state hospitals compete online, leverage digital services
25 Mar 2019 - 7:54PM
China’s hog crisis adds up to rising global pork prices
Will lower fees help China’s ports widen their lead over Hong Kong?
15 Apr 2019 - 9:53AM
Hemp mania grips China, prompting stocks regulator to crack down
8 Apr 2019 - 9:29AM
Haici wants to help China’s state hospitals compete online, leverage digital services
3 Apr 2019 - 5:42PM
China’s hog crisis adds up to rising global pork prices
25 Mar 2019 - 7:54PM
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What is the purchasing managers' index (PMI)?
27 Feb 2019 - 3:30PM
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27 Feb 2019 - 3:30PM
Macroscope | Trump’s minions rush in where angels fear to tread in managed trade

‘Managed trade’ is neither free nor fair, because it causes commerce to be diverted from the channels into which it naturally wants to flow

21 Apr 2019 - 8:54PM
Macroscope | Why oil prices might buck the downward trend

With global growth predicted to slow, oil prices are expected to drop. However, disruptions to oil supply due to factors such as US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, and rising electricity consumption in China, could cause a rise in prices.

With global growth predicted to slow, oil prices are expected to drop. However, disruptions to oil supply due to factors such as US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela, and rising electricity consumption in China, could cause a rise in prices.

9 Apr 2019 - 10:17PM
Why oil prices might buck the downward trend
10 Mar 2019 - 10:25PM
Trump’s trade wars are easy to lose, impossible to win. Here’s why