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Sharp rise for Mexican avocado exports
11 April 2017

Exports were up 24.4% in January over the same month last year, a result of both higher production and the opening of new markets.

EC approves Maersk Line acquisition
11 April 2017

To mitigate concerns that the deal would leave insufficient competition on specific trade routes, Hamburg Sud is to withdraw from five alliances.

UK topfruit sales buoyant despite fall in crop
11 April 2017

The value of British fresh apples and pears and cooking apples have all increased year-on-year, despite a reduced crop volume.

GlobalGAP boost for Kenyan avocadoes
11 April 2017

As a result of support from the International Trade Centre and the Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, some 300 Kenyan avocado farmers have access to EU markets.

Cologne police seize cocaine in banana consignment
11 April 2017

A GPS transmitter was found in one of the banana boxes, which police believe the traffickers planned to use to locate the drugs quickly in large warehouses.

Norway blocks Nor Lines acquisition
10 April 2017

The Icelandic ocean carrier Eimskip’s US$16.6m purchase of asset-light shipping and logistics company has been blocked by the Norwegian Competition Authority.

Maersk to win approval for merger
10 April 2017

The world’s largest carrier is tipped to win EU antitrust approval for its acquisition of Hamburg Sud after agreeing to pull the German company out of some trade routes.

Russia blamed for Argentinean topfruit crisis
10 April 2017

The volume of apples and pears shipped to the Russian market in the first quarter of 2017 was 75% lower than for the same period in 2005.

India readies first mango shipment to Australia
10 April 2017

Australia cleared mangoes imported from India in June last year but shipments did not take place as the season had almost ended.

Record season for Manzanillo fruit throughput
10 April 2017

Table grapes from Chile and Peru drive the rise in throughput for the container port in southern Mexico.

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