International maritime transport, state of play in May 2020

Cabinet de conseil en transport international

As shipping companies had anticipated a significant drop in demand from the beginning of the Chinese lockdown and so as to maintain stable freight rates, they very quickly implemented they measures available to them to take up excess supply, i.e. cancelling sailings, “blank sailing”. On the world’s busiest shipping route, between Asia and Northern Europe, capacity fell 38% over the …

Importing medical devices during COVID

Prestations au service des échanges internationaux

In these complicated times, not every opportunity should be taken. Indeed, entrepreneurs find themselves with little or no activity, and therefore turn to business opportunities.  And what are these opportunities at the moment?  Medical devices… And mainly masks.  Who hasn’t received an e-mail from a supplier, a Chinese contact suggesting you buy masks… And irrespective of this contact’s business… Even …