Red alert in global trade


Curva

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.

 

To read this news in full, see the link:

https://expresso.pt/economia/2021-02-05-Alerta-vermelho-no-comercio-global

 

Jornal Expresso News

 

Pedro Carreira 

Commercial 

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