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Algerian banana imports fall 95%
19 July 2017

The decision to extend an import licence regime to various food products has led to a sharp drop in imports of certain fruits and vegetables.

Envirotainer put up for sale
19 July 2017

European private equity investor AAC Capital is reported to be selecting banks to sell the US$1bn valued Swedish reefer container lessor specialist.

Kuehne + Nagel H1 profit flat on revenue increase
19 July 2017

The 3PL service provider said its seafreight division increased its volume by 7.7% and handled over 151,000 TEUs more than in the previous year’s period.

Chinese cherry market expands
19 July 2017

Domestic production continues to surge, and consumption is forecast to rise as China imports cherries from Turkey for the first time this year.

Tomatoes lead rise in Russian produce exports
19 July 2017

Exports of Russian vegetables have increased significantly since the beginning of the year, according to the data from Russia’s Federal Customs Service.

San Miguel acquires Hoja Redonda for US$64m
18 July 2017

Agricola Hoja Redonda is Peru’s largest producer of mandarins and also produces avocadoes and table grapes.

Brazil bullish on fruit exports
18 July 2017

In the first six months of the year the value of fruit exports rose 10% to US$353m, led by a steep increase in the value of melon shipments.

New Zealand kiwifruit employers pressured to reform
18 July 2017

More than half of the Bay of Plenty employers targeted by a recent kiwifruit industry sting were found to have breached their obligations.

Maersk Line still troubled by Petya attack
18 July 2017

The carrier says although progress has been made, it is still not 100% back to normal, three weeks after it was hit by the ransomware.

Panama fruit exports fall
18 July 2017

In the first five months of the year, the value of all the major and minor fruit lines fell year-on-year, according to the country’s Comptroller General.

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