Red alert in global trade


21 Jun

Containers are lacking and prices on international routes have soared.
The industry resents it. Consumers too


International shipping companies are already talking about a perfect global logistics storm that threatens to affect the entire

economy and leave consumers looking at half-empty shelves. The biggest pressure is on the cargo that goes by sea,

where prices have quintupled in recent months: in the Asia-Europe corridor, a 40-foot container, which cost 2,000 dollars (€1,600),

it costs at least $10,000 today, say freight forwarders and entrepreneurs from different sectors repeat. In the connection between China and the

US, the scenario is identical and points to chaos.


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Pedro Carreira 


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