Worldwide trade is highly attached to the shipping and delivery industry. It is a fact that the vast majority of products are carried through seaborne trade. Nonetheless, China is undoubtedly the largest global exporter. Therefore studying the impact of Chinese language economic expansion is of severe importance. Analyzing the recent record, Chinese development rates were responsible for triggering the shipping turmoil of 2008. Thus our analysis initially focuses on the components of the aforementioned crisis. Nevertheless our ultimate goal is to examine the connection between Chinese development and the transport industry, within a theoretical and a practical approach. Ntaraklitsis Christos 7/12/2012 Introduction It is a matter of known fact that the earth trade rates are facing a major slump, set alongside the years before 2008.