First, the import and export trade was differentiated, and the demand for transportation increased slightly.
In March 2017, the mainland to Taiwan's total trade for growth, but the import and export market appear differentiation, a fall in the value of export market weaker imports continue to increase. According to the customs statistics, the import and export trade between China and Taiwan increased by 3.4 percent year on year in March. Among them, exports fell by 3.2% year on year. Imports were up 5.6% year on year. In march, only a small number of goods were exported to the export trade, and the export volume of mechanical and electronic products increased by 0.9% year-on-year. The volume of furniture exports rose 5.9 percent year on year, and the trade in plastic products increased by 7.9 percent year on year.
In April, demand for Taiwan's shipping routes continued to rise slightly, following a trend of growth. According to the Taiwan airlines association, the average volume of shipping to Taiwan's container week was up 3.3 percent from a year ago. The average volume of shipping in the main ports of north China to Taiwan is up 0.8 percent from a year ago.
Second, the capacity of the capacity of the capacity has decreased slightly, and the load level is basically stable.
In April, the demand for transport continued to grow, while carriers took measures to control overall capacity and supply and demand improved. The average weekly shipping capacity of Shanghai's Taiwan airlines dropped to 6800TEU, down 0.9 percent from a year earlier, down 5.5 percent from the same period last month. As of April 16, the average number of shipping space on the Taiwan route of the Shanghai port was 78.3%, up 3.1 percentage points from the same period last year and 1.7 percentage points lower than last month.
The third,the supply and demand situation was stable, the overall index rose slightly, and the demand for transport remained small.
At the same time, the import and export market is fragmented and the import market is stronger than the export market. On the basis of market conditions, the airline has taken measures to control the overall capacity of capacity to improve supply and demand, and the average load level has risen slightly. By this support, the composite index edged higher. The export market: by the operator's effective control of the overall capacity, the price of each port market is supported, and then it rises. April shipment in east China, southeast, north China to Taiwan freight index average 815.26 points, 1057.22 points, 927.33 points, respectively, a rise of 2.4%, 3.2% and 0.4% in the last month on average. Import market: the cargo better support and combined with the capacity controlled, each port market freight rate increases, part of the port to rise more than export markets. Shipment in April, Taiwan to the mainland, southeast, north east China freight index average 907.22 points, 1145.97 points, 1030.53 points, respectively, a rise of 1.7%, 6.3% and 7.7% in the last month on average