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The ‘New Silk Road’

The Silk Road or Silk Route was an ancient network of trade routes that connected China and Europe. In 2013 Chinese leader Xi Jinping launched a vision of the ‘New Silk Road’ in the ‘One Belt One Road Initiative’, spanning 60-plus countries across Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and Africa.

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Norman Global are at the world’s best connected ports

Maritime researchers Drewry have released their connectivity index for the world’s container ports, with Norman Global Logistics situated at four of the top seven.

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Shanghai automation trial starts

Norman Global Logistics in Shanghai are celebrating the port’s successful launch of automated container handling operations, a move that will further boost the status of the world’s busiest container port.

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Chinese steel consumption increases 7.7% in 2017

China’s steel consumption is expected to rise 7.7% to 725 million metric tons this year due to an improving economy and better than anticipated performance by major steel consumers, according to an industry report seen by the NGL Scrap Metal team.

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Norman Global’s growth in China continues

As its seventh year in Asia closes Norman Global Logistics has continued to grow in three critical areas; business, headcount and scale.

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BREXIT collision course and AEO

Government Bill confirms AEO priority for importers and HMRC to launch a new computer system, just weeks before the scheduled Brexit date of March 2019, a scenario which Civil Servants fear threatens chaos……

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Nine out of 10 shippers risk massive losses

If more than 90% of US imports is moving without insurance cover, you can guarantee that the majority of global freight has inadequate or no protection whatsoever!

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BIR World recycling convention: Representing our clients

The 2017 BIR World Recycling Convention attracts delegates from 760 member companies in over seventy countries to consider the challenges and opportunities facing the global scrap metal and recycling industries.

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China recycling crackdown

The recycling industry is waiting to see whether China’s radical steps to cut pollution, including closing factories and banning the import of certain grades of plastic and paper scrap will push up prices.

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CETA set to boost trade by 20%

Canadian companies have much greater access to their 2nd biggest market, as a major trade deal between Canada and the European Union entered into force on the 21st September.

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