Intra-Asia

Home to some of the largest and fastest-growing economies in the world, intra-Asia trade has been strong in recent history because of its high level of manufacturing activity of goods for export, and quickly growing middle classes that demand finished products from abroad. The intra-Asia trade extends from Japan and China to Myanmar and Indonesia.

18 Jan 2018
Two joint, weekly intra-Asia routes — connecting major ports on India's east and west coasts — are scheduled to start from Shanghai, China, at the end of this month.
15 Dec 2017
The intra-Asia trade continues to grow, attracting new services from carriers in the region.
31 Oct 2017
The South Korean carrier has made steady inroads into the trans-Pacific and intra-Asia trades.
10 Aug 2017
Doubts were raised on how members of the newly formed Korean shipping alliance will be able to cooperate on the fiercely competitive intra-Asia trade.
03 Jul 2017
SM Line Corporation plans to add nine more vessels to its fleet by the end of this year.
13 Jun 2017
The Indian subcontinent is expected to continue generating growth in container volume, with carriers introducing services that connect India, Sri Lanka and Pakistan to the hub ports of Asia and the Mediterranean.
12 Jun 2017
Freight rates are soaring.
22 May 2017
Rapid growth in intra-Asia container volume unable to get rates up, which Drewry suggests may be a result of larger vessels being deployed on the trade.
17 Mar 2017
SM Line is entering an already crowded market.
12 Jan 2017
Steadily increasing bunker fuel prices will enable carriers on the intra-Asia trade to raise rates that are at unprofitable levels on some regional routes.
03 Jan 2017
The "HMM + K2 consortium" will initially facilitate vessel- and slot-sharing.
01 Jan 2017
Fierce competition, weak freight rates, and infrastructure shortcomings at many ports across Asia are making life difficult for ocean liners in the world’s largest container trade.