Newsletters

02 February 2024
AIR CARGO DEMAND INCREASES BY 10.8% IN DECEMBER
On 31 January, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) reported data on the global air freight markets, revealing a robust recovery in air cargo demand in 2023, particularly in the fourth quarter.
02 February 2024
COMMISSION PROPOSES A NEW SOLUTION FOR NORTHERN IRELAND BUSINESSES UNDER THE WINDSOR FRAMEWORK
On 30th January the European Commission has adopted a new proposal as part of the Windsor Framework, outlining a new EU-UK joint solution for the utilization of tariff-rate quotas (TRQs) by Northern Ireland businesses.
02 February 2024
EU COMMISSION PROPOSES EXTENSION OF TRADE SUPPORT MEASURES FOR UKRAINE AND MOLDOVA
On 31st January, the European Commission has announced its proposal to extend the suspension of import duties and quotas on Ukrainian exports to the EU for an additional year.
02 February 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/04
02 February 2024
TI INSIGHT SURVEY REVEALS EXTENT OF RED SEA MODAL SHIFT
With no sign of the crisis in the Red Sea abating, a survey by Ti Insight has revealed the extent to which global shippers are taking steps to avoid delays involved in re-routing ships around the Cape of Good Hope. Almost two thirds of shippers taking part in the survey said that they had switched a proportion of their shipments away from sea freight services.
02 February 2024
EU SET TO LAUNCH A MILITARY OPERATION IN THE RED SEA
This week, European Union’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs Josep Borrell announced that the European Union plans to launch a naval mission in the Red Sea within three weeks to help defend cargo ships against attacks by Houthi rebels in Yemen.
02 February 2024
GLOBAL GATEWAY: EC TO INVEST €10 BILLION IN TRANS CASPIAN TRANSPORT CORRIDOR
On 29 January, during the Global Gateway Investors Forum for EU-Central Asia Transport Connectivity event in Brussels, European Commission Executive Vice President Valdis Dombrovskis announced that European and international financial institutions will commit €10 billion to support and invest in sustainable transport connectivity in Central Asia.
02 February 2024
CLECAT AND ESC CALL ON POLICYMAKERS TO CAREFULLY REFLECT ON UNFORESEEN CONSEQUENCES OF THE EU CUSTOMS REFORM
CLECAT and the European Shippers’ Council issued a press release this week are warning Members of the European Parliament of the unforeseen consequences of the EU Customs Reform proposal.
26 January 2024
CLECAT Newsletter 2024/03
26 January 2024
DG MOVE CONFERENCE ON THE FUTURE OF TRANSPORT
On 21 February 2024, the European Commission's DG MOVE organises an all-day conference on the state of play on EU transport policy and the challenges and priorities for the future of EU transport and mobility.