Hong Kong Liner Shipping Association

Poon, Jim
January 2005
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/10/2005 Supp Bottleneck, p111
Provides information on various business forecasts for the container shipping industry in 2004. Effect of trade friction between the U.S. and China on international trade; Shortcomings of inland infrastructure and ports; Projections for crude oil prices.


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