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BMI Shipping is a leading print and online publisher of specialist business information on global emerging markets. Our range of daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly services covers political risk, finance, macroeconomic performance, outlook and forecast, industry sectors and the business operating environment. BMI also publishes directories and CD-ROMs profiling multinational companies active in emerging markets.

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Latvia Shipping Report

17 Jun 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
The port of Riga, which holds the top position in Latvia's maritime sector in terms of both total tonnage and container throughput, is set to post growth in 2014, with increases forecast both in total cargo and box volumesRiga has a strong position to build on in 2014 in terms of box throughput, enh...
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Kenya Shipping Report

17 Jun 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
For 2014, we have a positive outlook for Kenya's ports and shipping sector based on three main factors: reasonable economic growth in Kenya itself; a dynamic East African region (this is important because Mombasa acts as a trade gateway for many of Kenya's neighbouring countries); and finally, conti...
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Brazil Shipping Report

25 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
Despite a poor business environment, weak consumer confidence and a lacklustre external environment, theBrazilian shipping industry is set to perform well over both the short and medium terms. A nascent policyshift will gradually regain investor confidence following years of unorthodox economic poli...
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Philippines Shipping Report

25 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
Manila International Container Terminal (MICT), the Philippines' top container facility in terms of boxthroughput, is set to continue holding this position in the country's maritime sector in 2015, with BMIforecasting further steady growth over the course of the year.Freight volumes at the port of C...
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Nigeria Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: Nigeria's biggest ports are set for modest growth in 2015, with the Port of Lagos forecast togrow 2.0% year-on-year (y-o-y), which is slightly below growth rates at the ports of Harcourt and TincanIsland (2.5% and 2.4%, respectively). Meanwhile, the Port of Sapele is leading the way in terms o...
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Oman Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
The outlook for Oman's shipping sector is mixed. The port of Salalah is expected to endure a thirdconsecutive year of decline in 2015, but the port of Sohar will enjoy extraordinary growth once more. Thisis largely due to the transfer of operations from Sultan Qaboos, but continued investment into n...
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Qatar Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
The Qatari shipping sector continues to be dominated by the export of the country's key commodity, naturalgas, through the export terminal of Ras Laffan. Much of this is carried by national carrier Qatar GasTransport (Nakilat). However, the country is also looking to increase its container and dry b...
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Malaysia Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: Continuing, albeit slower, economic expansion and trade will support activity levels inMalaysia's main ports in 2015. Port Klang and Port Tanjung Pelepas further benefit from expansionprojects and developments which have been completed over the last two years.BMI is predicting a slowdown in Ma...
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Poland Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
We continue to expect a strong performance from Polish ports in 2015. GDP expansion, a continuing traderecovery (despite some worries over export demand), the beneficial effects of capacity expansion, andPoland's important gateway role will support growth. Both key ports - Gdansk and Gdynia - will s...
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Argentina Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: We maintain our cautiously optimistic view on the Argentine port sector. The country enjoys agood commodities mix but continues to struggle with external headwinds as well as internal difficulties suchas rising inflation and labour unrest. Weaker private consumption will dampen imports while a...
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Vietnam Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: Our forecasts from the previous quarter remain in place; and we expect the port of Ho ChiMinh City to lead the way in terms of tonnage throughput handled in 2015. The port of Da Nang, however,is expected to outperform the larger Ho Chi Minh City port in terms of box sphere growth (10% compared...
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Colombia Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
BMI forecasts an expansion in container and gross tonnage handling across all Colombian ports in 2015,cementing a return to growth following a 2013 downturn. That said, domestic container demand will bemore muted than we expected, as falling oil prices will weigh on economic growth. We have revised ...
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Venezuela Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: The situation within the wider Venezuelan economy is set to have a detrimental effect on ourshipping forecasts for the country over at least the short term. Following another significant downgrade toour oil price forecasts, we have downwardly adjusted our expectations for Venezuelan growth in ...
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China Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
View: We maintain our cautious view for China's shipping sector. China's economic growth in thecoming decade will be much slower than in the last, as the savings rate declines, the economicliberalisation process slows, and population growth falls. These dynamics will result in real GDP growthaveragi...
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United Arab Emirates Shipping Report

18 Feb 2015  |  Published by:  BMI Shipping
The UAE is the regional giant when it comes to shipping, and we see no chance of this changing in 2015, asit continues to develop its ports. The behemoth of Jebel Ali - the largest container-handling facility betweenRotterdam and Singapore - is forecast to handle a massive 14.54 twenty-foot equivale...
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