Mexico Announces New Plan to Hit Fuel Theft

Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Thursday (Dec. 27) that the government is carrying out a new plan to combat fuel theft, which brought $3.35 billion of financial losses last year to...

China’s Demand for High-End Beer Ignites the Passion of Canadian Barley Growers

In the past few years, China's demand for quality barley has increased significantly. This is because China is brewing more high-end beer. As brewers are turning their attention to increasingly discerning beer consumers, the...

Rain Deficit to Hit India’s Sugar Production Next Year

India could see a decline in sugar production for 2019-20 as drought conditions in two of the country’s major producing regions is causing big troubles to farmers who are struggling to sow cane. An output reduction would slash exports from the world’s...

China, Japan Chase for Philippines’ First LNG Terminal

The Philippines has become a new front in Japan and China's intense rivalry in overseas infrastructure as companies from both countries are rushing to build the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in the Southeast...

EU Agrees to End Coal Subsidies For Driving Cleaner Energy

The European Union reached on Dec. 19 a deal over a proposed reform of the bloc's electricity market, including stepwise elimination of coal subsidies by 2025. The deal encompasses a suite of new laws designed...

China is ‘the Only Player in the Game’ of Making Electric Buses, Taxis, and...

Throughout the land of China, the replacement of gasoline-fueled taxis, buses and trucks with new electric models is in full swing. This huge change in China has also boosted a wave of global electric vehicle...

Australia Aims to Become World-leading Lithium Battery Player

Australia has released a strategy for seeking investment to develop a competitive lithium-ion battery industry by making the best of its minerals wealth, the government said in a report on December 11, underscoring that...

Blockchain is Set to Chang Shipping Forever

Despite the blockchain has become a hit, shipping still stays in ancient times, and the processes the parties follow are really old-fashioned. Mountains of paperwork include bills of lading, letters of credit,...

China, A Key Driver for Chilean Fruit Export Growth

Chilean fresh fruit exports during the recently completed 2017-2018 campaign reached a total of2,781,092 tonnes, a 6.7% growth over the 2016-2017 season, when a total of2,607,055 tonnes were shipped, according to information provided by the Chilean Fruit Exporters’ Association (ASOEX).

Weakening Demand and Oversupply to Dim Oil Rise in 2019

Oil analysts are taking an increasingly dim view of the prospect of a price rally next year, thanks to unclear demand outlook and surging supply, despite a popular market expectation that OPEC will decide...

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EU and Japan Sign Free Trade Agreement

The European Union(EU) and Japan signed an agreement on tariff reduction on Tuesday. According to the deal, 99 percent of the tariffs on Japanese...