China freight cost risks market revolt
- RUSH TO THE SHIPPING PEAK. // Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);6/28/2010, Vol. 11 Issue 26, p10
The article elaborates on the trend among carriers in the eastbound trans-Pacific ocean trade lanes towards increasing freight rates and filing for peak-season surcharges to be in force on August 1, 2010. The rate hikes, which resulted from growing imports and vessel space, and equipment...
- Weak dollar a challenge for importers. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;2/2/2004, Vol. 28 Issue 22, p2
Focuses on the impact of the weak American dollar on importers bringing furniture to the U.S. market. Decision of companies to increase prices; Cost of shipping goods to the U.S.; Pressure coming from Chinese furniture manufacturers.
- Freight Costs Hit Paper Recyclers. // Official Board Markets;11/10/2007, Vol. 83 Issue 45, p12
The article reports on the concern raised by the attendees during the Paper Division meeting of the Bureau of International Recycling in the U.S. about higher freight rates, volatile American dollar and increased oil prices. According to Ranjit Baxi, the president of the Paper Division, European...
- The dollar and U.S. imports after 1985. Klitgaard, Thomas // Quarterly Review (01476580);Autumn93, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p20
Investigates whether the dollar retains power to influence demand for foreign goods. Import increase from dollar reduction; Advantages in American markets of import demand resilience; Import behavior.
- About the numbers. // Furniture/Today;4/21/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 32, p32
Reports on the export and import performance of furniture based on the dollar values declared by exporters and importers to the U.S. Customs Service.
- Currency effects unclear. Russell, Thomas // Furniture/Today;8/1/2005, Vol. 29 Issue 46, p1
Reports that United States furniture importers had mixed reactions to China's decision unlinking the value of its currency, the yuan, from the American dollar. Change to mean price increases on furniture and other goods imported from China; Initial strengthening of the yuan was modest, about two...
- Weak dollar hurts European manufacturers. Carroll, Brian // Furniture/Today;6/16/2003, Vol. 27 Issue 40, p1
Discusses the impact of the decrease of the dollar value against the euro on the retail furniture industry. Increase in the prices of European-made goods; Amount of total withdrawal from American investments; Payments for labor and raw materials by European exporters.
- Effects of strong dollar, economic recovery apparent in first-half import and export prices. Johnson, Mark; Szabek, Patricia // Monthly Labor Review;Oct84, Vol. 107 Issue 10, p3
Reports on the impact of a strong dollar on import and export prices in the United States for the first half of 1984. Details of the general trends in trade; Change in selected import price indexes to the first half of 1984.
- Asian PC takes its toll on contracts. Coiro, Giovanni // ICIS Chemical Business;12/18/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 47, p39
The article reports that the rising Asian imports are limiting potential contract hikes in Europe's general purpose (GP) polycarbonate market. Buyers and sellers say that distributors handling Asian material are being helped by the recent decrease in the U.S. dollar against the euro, and that...