Geo Insights of China

October 30, 2018 Containerization, Investments

China’s support of globalization and the Belt and Road Initiative proves that China has become the key driver of the increasingly international seaborne trade. A total of $50 billion has been invested by Chinese companies in infrastructure projects to encourage trade along the major trade routes.

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Geo Insights of Dubai

September 28, 2018 Containerization, Investments

The UAE national government is focused on maintaining Dubai as a hub for maritime commerce. With the maritime industry advancing through its Maritime Vision 2030 it is expected to be worth $66bn by 2018.

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China’s Future Mega Projects

May 17, 2018 Investments

Globalization and the consistent growth of the Chinese economy has greatly influenced the global shipping industry. The Chinese government’s heavy investment into infrastructure has projected strong and continuous economic growth. The Chinese economy can be a good global market indicator especially when considering a shipping container investment.

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Jacques Piccard Co-Founder and Managing Director of Davenport Laroche

April 25, 2018 Containerization, Investments

Jacques Piccard was born in Nyon, Switzerland in 1970. When he completed his secondary studies, Jacques decided to study in London and after a short stint at a small university studying basic economics, he returned to Switzerland to pursue his first of many apprenticeships. Learn more about Jacques in his interview with IdeaMensch.

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Davenport Laroche Delivers 24.92% Returns To Container Investors

April 10, 2018 Investments, Leasing

Davenport Laroche, a premier international alternative investment company announced today an average Return on Investment of 24.92% to investors who own containers in 2017. Davenport Laroche’s exceptional performance follows the wave of growth across the logistics industry.

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China Powers The Way For A New Silk Road

March 12, 2018 Containerization, Investments

China’s legendary Silk Road to the European Continent connected the nation to world trade and significantly extended its influence westward. Now, China’s new Belt & Road Initiative will launch the nation to dominance in Asian trade and forge new links with the Euro-Asian Economy.

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Size Is Not Everything

January 23, 2018 Investments

Drewry’s new global container port connectivity index shows that sometimes, smaller ports can equal or better the liner connectivity of larger ones.

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Three steps to setting achievable investing goals

December 3, 2017 Investments

The most important thing to investors is reaching their investing goals. Above all else, this is their motivation for choosing investments to buy and sell. For many, these goals provide a roadmap to financial success. Without them, and a well-thought-out plan for meeting goals, investors are unlikely to end up where they want to be …

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China’s digital economy improving efficiency, adding value

November 20, 2017 Investments

New areas of the digital economy, including the Internet of Things, virtual currencies, financial technology, artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, and big data are expanding rapidly in China. Leading Chinese technology companies like Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent, are at the forefront of innovation and are lending credibility to the notion that the digital economy will soon …

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Alternative Investments Offer Freedom From Stock, Bond Worries

November 13, 2017 Investments

With thoughts of the Global Financial Crisis still fresh in their minds, investors are fearing a correction in the U.S. stock market, uncertainty with interest rates, and rising inflation. To avoid exposure to these struggling markets and negative influences, the investment community is embracing new, alternative opportunities – like shipping container investing. In doing so, they are enjoying freedom from the worries of the stock and bond markets.

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