Topic: Trade war

Breakbulk volumes in Antwerp take massive hit

Conventional breakbulk volume in Antwerp has taken a massive beating in 2019, dropping 18% year-on-year. Port of Antwerp describes the decrease as “a consequence of the turbulence in the world”, pointing at the ongoing trade...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Confidence in shipping drops due to trade war

PRESS RELEASE – Confidence in the shipping industry fell in the past three months to its lowest level for two and half years, according to the latest Shipping Confidence Survey from maritime consultant BDO. Yet...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers

Trump vows to increase Chinese tariffs

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he will raise tariffs on 200 billion dollars of Chinese goods from 10% to 25% as early as Friday and impose tariffs on another 325 billion dollars worth...Read more
|Comment|author: Tobias Pieffers