According to the World Container index from Drewry, prices have increased by 3.3 per cent to US$6,463.78 per 40-foot container – a record since the index began in 2011. Photo: Reuters
According to the World Container index from Drewry, prices have increased by 3.3 per cent to US$6,463.78 per 40-foot container – a record since the index began in 2011. Photo: Reuters
China trade

Coronavirus controls pushing China’s southern container ports to limit, sending freight rates soaring

  • Ports in Shenzhen and Guangzhou, including Yantian, Shekou and Nansha, plan to keep disinfection and quarantine measures in place until at least next week
  • Danish shipping giant Maersk said on Tuesday that increased congestion and delays upwards of 15 days are expected at Yantian port

According to the World Container index from Drewry, prices have increased by 3.3 per cent to US$6,463.78 per 40-foot container – a record since the index began in 2011. Photo: Reuters
According to the World Container index from Drewry, prices have increased by 3.3 per cent to US$6,463.78 per 40-foot container – a record since the index began in 2011. Photo: Reuters
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