Heilongjiang Province’s Fuyuan Port Building Up its Grain Transportation Capacity

A grain transportation port connecting Russia and China is under construction in northeast China’s Heilongjiang Province, local authorities said. Construction of the port began in early April. The first stage, with 150,000 tonnes of annual throughput, will be completed by September this year…Full Article: Xinhua Apr 2018 Key Point Once completed in September 2018, Heilongjiang

China Ocean Shipping (COSCO) Finalizes Takeover of Box Terminal at Belgium’s Port of Zeebrugge

Chinese shipping conglomerate China Ocean Shipping Co (COSCO) has finalized an agreement to take control of the box terminal of the Port of Zeebrugge in Belgium, the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), said on Tuesday [23 January 2018]…Full Article: ECNS.cn Jan 2018 Key Point Port of Zeebrugge is the second largest port in

COSCO Shipping and Shanghai International Port to Buy Hong Kong’s OOCL

China’s major shipping operator COSCO Shipping Holdings and Shanghai International Port (Group) Co jointly announced a takeover offer on Sunday [9 July 2017] to all the shareholders of Hong Kong-based Orient Overseas Container Line Co (OOCL), COSCO announced on Sunday…Full Article: The Global Times July 2017 Key Point Once the takeover is completed, China’s COSCO

COSCO Shipping’s Piraeus Port Authority (PPA) Signs MoU Agreements with the Shanghai International Port Group

The Piraeus Port Authority (PPA), together with Chinese giant COSCO Shipping, the majority shareholder of PPA, and the world’s largest commercial port of Shanghai signed two Memorandums of Understanding on Monday [12 June 2017] in the Greek capital of Athens to boost commercial ties…Full Article: ECNS.cn June 2017 Key Points The two MoU agreements were

Amazon Links Up with Henan Province’s Zhengzhou Airport

Direct cargo flights from America, run by retail giant Amazon, have arrived in Zhengzhou, capital of central China’s Henan Province. The planes, which were carrying nearly 1,000 sorts of products including food, clothes and household appliances ordered from Chinese buyers, flew from New York, Chicago and Los Angels to the Chinese transportation hub…Full Article: ECNS.cn

China Customs to Institute “Single-Window” Processing Platform Nationwide by the End of 2017

Chinese authorities will work to promote an integrated “single window” platform nationwide by the end of this year, allowing companies to declare cargo and taxes with a single submission, a move to facilitate trade and streamline administration. “The integrated platform makes it unnecessary for businesses to enter the same information again and again to different

Two Chinese Companies Purchase 49% Stake in Kazakhstan’s Khorgos-East Gate Special Economic Zone

Two Chinese companies on Monday [15 May 2017] signed a contract with Kazakhstan’s national railway company to buy 49 percent of an inland port near the China-Kazakhstan border. China COSCO Shipping Corporation and Jiangsu Lianyungang Port Co will each hold 24.5 percent of the dry port located in the Khorgos-East Gate special economic zone, according