Posts Tagged ‘Yangtze’

Yangtze River Hitting Bottom

Saturday, May 7, 2011 6:43 Comments Off on Yangtze River Hitting Bottom

Least week, during the May holiday, I spent 4 days aboard the Yangtze Explorer going up the river from Yichang to Chongqing, and as you can see from the pictures above the river was far from full. Explained as “normal” by almost all the tour guides (who also told us that everyone was happy after […]

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China Logistics News Wrapup

Tuesday, November 18, 2008 5:45 Comments Off on China Logistics News Wrapup

With another week of gloomy news about the global crisis, you would have thought trade were coming to a standstill, and those that facilitate it. More than any other week though, this week has been a busy one, and perhaps we should thank the good folks in Beijing for that as Beijing to spend billions […]

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Youtube: Yangshan Port

Saturday, October 18, 2008 18:21 Comments Off on Youtube: Yangshan Port

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China’s Ongoing Water Woes

Thursday, April 17, 2008 12:43 2 Comments

Shanghai Daily spilled the beans in their Early algae outbreak threatens Taihu Lake again that should make everyone perk their ears up and pay attention. For me, there are no greater problems in china on a long term basis than water. It is one of thefundamentals that go along with shelter and food in the […]

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CHaINA March Edition is Out – With a New Web Edition

Friday, March 28, 2008 10:23 3 Comments

I learned a long time ago, that while Shanghai moves quick you sometimes end up hanging out while people need to make their way across town for appointments. So, wihle waiting for my lunch appointment (I made it early), I caught up on some reading by opening up the CHaINA that is sitting on my […]

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People May Think I am Overreacting….

Thursday, January 24, 2008 4:43 15 Comments

Last week I posted a piece on a looming energy crisis in China entitled Why China’s Recent Drought Matters to YOU.  Didn’t get any comments, but a few people I have spoken to have played the threat of any economic impact down. Well, if the fact that China is now  recalling ships as part of […]

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Yantze River Reaches 5 Year Lows. Bottom Exposed

Sunday, January 13, 2008 2:06 9 Comments

In the midst of my Yantgze report, I came across several articles that show just how exposed to the elements trade along the Yangtze is. Historically cycling between the two extremes of flood and drought, the Yangtze river level can fluctuate quite a bit. However, after a drought in the middle of the country, ships […]

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Yangtze River Bank Caves In

Sunday, December 2, 2007 15:22 1 Comment

Just saw this come off my Reuters RSS Stretch of China’s Yangtze river caves in, where it looks like a few hundred meters of the shore decided to decouple itself and move a few warehouses into the water. Cranes too. Xinhua cited a local official as saying the collapse could have been caused by a […]

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