OceanX radar: Doom & gloom at the IMF; China's new plan; Bought in the US of A
Here comes the rain again
SinoShip Magazine canvasses opinion from its team of columnists on what lies ahead for China’s economy and its shipping industry. Continually rising costs are a near-certainty, which the government will have to tackle if its exporters’ margins are not to be squeezed to paper thin levels; some of the country’s shipbuilders, which proliferated during the boom years, are destined to go to the wall; and there are rays of hope for shipping lines… but in 2014. They’ll have to survive this year first.