SHIPMENT

  • Iraqi Kurds slam Baghdad legal action over oil shipment May 25, 2014

    Baghdad: Iraq's Kurdish region slammed legal action filed by the central government against Turkey, saying on Sunday it was illegitimate and likely to fail, the latest in worsening ties between Baghdad and Kurdistan. The Kurdish Ministry of Natural Resources statement came just days after Baghdad's Oil Ministry filed a request for...
  • Tablet shipment growth to slow in 2014: IDC March 7, 2014

    San Francisco: Tablet shipments will increase this year but at a much slower pace than in 2013 as consumers remain content with the devices they already own, market research firm IDC said on Thursday. Global tablet shipments are set to expand 19.4 per cent this year, compared to 51.6 per cent...
  • PC shipments continue global decline as mobile wins out: Report January 12, 2014

    Beijing: Worldwide PC shipments fell 10 per cent last year to 314.6 million units as manufacturers could not stop consumers opting for smartphones and tablets instead, showed preliminary data from researcher IDC. Shipments reached 82.2 million personal computers in OctoberDecember, 5.6 percent less than in the same period a year earlier...
  • Do not anticipate long term impact on shipment through Pakistan: US December 5, 2013

    Washington: A day after temporarily halting cargo shipments from Afghanistan via Pakistan in view of protest over drone strikes there, the United States has said that it does not anticipate long term impact of its shipment through the country. "(We) hopefully don't anticipate that there'll be any long term impacts to...
  • Smartphone shipments up 39 pc in Q3; Apple, Samsung maintain their dominance October 31, 2013

    San Francisco: Global smartphone shipments jumped 39 per cent in the quarter ended September 30, while brisk demand for lowpriced Android devices in China eroded Apple's market share. With growth in smartphones slowing in the United States and Europe, attention has turned to technologyhungry consumers in developing countries, many of whom...
  • Tablet shipments rise; desktops, laptops continue to decline October 21, 2013

    London: Strong demand for tablets such as Apple's iPad will help worldwide shipments of webenabled devices rise in 2013, offsetting a decline in desktop and laptop computers, research company Gartner said on Monday. Combined shipments of computers, tablets and mobile phones will reach 2.32 billion units in 2013, a 4.5 percent...
  • Tablet sales to surpass PCs in Q4 2013: Report October 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Driven by growth in inexpensive devices running Google's Android platform, worldwide tablet shipments are expected to surpass total PC shipments (desktop plus portable PCs) in the fourth quarter of 2013, said a report from market research company IDC. PCs shipments are still expected to be greater than tablet...
  • New steel import norms will dent capacity utilisation, say experts August 13, 2013

    The recent government notification to ease steel import norms will not only increase inward shipment of the metal, but also add to woes of domestic firms battling demand slowdown, industry experts said on Monday. The industry called for an urgent review of the decision, saying the quality of domestic steel...
  • Tablet shipments slow with no new iPad: Report August 6, 2013

    New York: Worldwide shipments of tablet computers slowed down in the second quarter because Apple didn't release a new model of its trendsetting iPad, research firm IDC said Monday. Shipments totalled 45.1 million units in the AprilJune period, down nearly 10 per cent from the first three months of the year....
  • 'Assad says Syria received Russian missile shipment' May 31, 2013

    Beirut: Syria has received the first shipment of a sophisticated air defence system from Russia, President Bashar alAssad was quoted as saying, sending a signal of military strength days before an EU arms embargo on the country lapses. Russia had promised delivery of the S300 missile system to the Syrian government...
  • iPads and lowend rivals propel higher tablet shipments: Report May 2, 2013

    San Francisco: Global tablet shipments more than doubled in the first quarter and while Apple remained the top seller, Asian manufacturers making lowend gadgets accounted for a major chunk of the growth, according to a report. Tablet shipments reached 49.2 million units in the JanuarytoMarch period, 142.4 per cent more than...
  • PC, tablet, phone shipments to hit 2.4 billion in 2013 April 5, 2013

    New York:: Research firm Gartner says it expects worldwide PC, tablet and mobile phone shipments to reach 2.4 billion units this year, up 9 per cent from 2012. Gartner Inc said Thursday that device shipments should continue to grow, hitting more than 2.9 billion in 2017. But the mix of devices...
  • 'Pragmatic trade policy on April 18 will boost exports' April 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Faced with muted exports, the government on Wednesday said it will come out with a "pragmatic" Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) on April 18, which among other things, would provide incentives to push shipments. "A forward looking pragmatic foreign trade policy will be announced on...
  • Apple's iPads to fall behind Android tablets in 2013: Report March 13, 2013

    San Francisco: Shipments of tablets running Google Inc's Android will overtake the iPad this year for the first time, research house IDC predicted on Tuesday, as Apple Inc cedes more mobile market share to hard-charging rivals around the globe. A growing variety of smaller and cheaper Android tablets from Google to...
  • China smartphone shipments to rise to 460 million by 2017: Report March 7, 2013

    Hong Kong: China's smartphone shipments are expected to rise sharply to 460 million by 2017 and will make up nearly all mobile phone sales, research firm IDC said, as increasingly wealthy consumers opt for more feature-filled phones. China has more than 1 billion mobile phone subscribers, with many switching from low-end...
  • Apple dominates in tablets, but share shrinks February 2, 2013

    New York: Apple continues to dominate in tablet computers, although its market share is shrinking because of growing competition from Samsung and others, research firm IDC said. Apple Inc. shipped 22.9 million iPads worldwide in the OctoberDecember quarter, during which it released a smaller version and updated its fullsize models. That's...
  • Over 10 crore mobiles shipped to India in JanJun October 28, 2012

    New Delhi: Mobile phones shipment to India during the firsthalf of 2012 crossed 10 crore units, registering a growth of 16.6 per cent over the same period over the previous year, according CyberMedia Research (CMR). "During JanuaryJune 2012, the total India shipment of mobile handsets was...
  • Strong iPad shipments drive tablet market growth August 5, 2012

    San Francisco: A recordsetting unit shipments of Apple's iPad led to a betterthananticipated growth for the tablet market during the second quarter of this year, a market research report said. According to preliminary data from market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), worldwide tablet shipments for the second quarter of 2012...
  • 2 dead monkeys in Indian shipment to US refinery June 8, 2012

    Houston: Workers at a US refinery got a surprise when they opened a crate of valves shipped from India and found the remains of two "stowaway" monkeys, which had been there for at least a year. While working to unload a crate of valves shipped from India, BP Whiting Refinery contractors...
  • Mobile shipments in India at 166 mn in JanNov 2011 January 24, 2012

    New Delhi: Total mobile handset shipments in India touched nearly 166 million units during the first eleven months of the 2011 calendar year, with Finnish handset maker Nokia accounting for a 30.7 per cent slice of the market, according to a CyberMedia Research report. The overall shipments included 14.4 million feature...
  • Mobile shipments to India up 13.8 pc in JulySep December 18, 2011

    New Delhi: Mobile handset shipments to India increased by 13.8 per cent to 47 million units in JulySeptember, 2011, propelled by sales of dualSIM handsets, according to research firm IDC. On a quarteronquarter yearonyear basis, mobile phone shipments were up 12 per cent. "... The mobile...
  • Cocaine seized from Brazilian ship in Romania February 8, 2009

    Bucharest: Romanian officials say they seized 1.2 tons of cocaine from a Brazilian ship moored in a Black Sea port. Interior Minister Liviu Dragnea says antidrug authorities discovered the cocaine on Friday aboard a vessel that had been registered as carrying timber. The ship has been anchored in the port of Constanta...