Asia Freight Transport Blogs

Sri Lanka Election: Key Implications

The outcome of Sri Lanka's presidential election on January 8 is too uncertain, given the sudden emergence of a strong joint-opposition candidate. President Mahinda Rajapaksa was first elected in...

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Freight Rates And The Global Economy

Over 90% of global trade travels by ship, making the international freight market a key part of the global economy. Since 2009, the cost of shipping goods by sea has been highly volatile, and now...

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The Outlook For Global Container Shipping

Below is a summary of Business Monitor International (BMI)’s current views on the global shipping sector: Transpacific shipping rates are still doing relatively better than Asia-Europe rates,...

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