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China distribution the battleground of the future

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on March 28, 2012

A clearer picture of the Chinese consumer is emerging: He or she lives in the city, the household earns RMB78,500 a year (US$12,400) and probably has a car parked outside. The annual income doesn’t sound like much but it continues to grow rapidly.

Shenzhen unveils plans for the heavyweight champion of logistics parks

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on January 10, 2012

How about this for a profligate project: The Shenzhen municipality this week whipped the sheet off its plans for the creation of a US$45 billion logistics centre in the Shenzhen area of Qianhai. By 2015 they reckon it will be the largest logistics centre in the world…

Bold move as Vietnam plans huge transshipment port

Posted to Far East Maritime (by Greg Knowler) on November 27, 2009

It is difficult to see how Vietnam will need a transshipment port with the ability to handle ships of 17,000 TEU capacities. In fact, it is difficult to see how the world will need ships of that outrageous size. Business will certainly improve and ships will fill up again…