1. "Japanese export ship orders surged 88.5 percent in October
compared with a year ago to 675,300 gross tons. Climbing back after 15 months of steep decline in the global recession, ship orders have grown by large double digits and sometimes into triple digits in the last 11 months
. In August the gain was 111.3 percent."
2. "All Nippon Airways (ANA) increased
its international cargo volume 32.6 percent from last year to 42,007 tons in September
, the 13th consecutive month of growth
. Gains outpaced the 30.2 percent increase in August. In the first half of fiscal 2010, ANA's international cargo volume totaled 240,421 tons, up 40.4 percent from a year earlier. The carrier's domestic cargo volume between April and September amounted to 232,509 tons, up 4.1 percent from the same six-month period last year."