Container shipping accounted for only around 17 per cent of seaborne cargo volumes in 2017. Photo: AFP

Trade war, deglobalisation and technology: can container shipping weather the storm?

  • The engine of globalisation has had a ‘torrid decade’, and the sector is facing another period of great volatility
  • The US-China trade war is accelerating the regionalisation of supply chains, with the long haul sea freight business a natural casualty
Topic |   US-China trade war

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Container shipping accounted for only around 17 per cent of seaborne cargo volumes in 2017. Photo: AFP
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Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham

Finbarr Bermingham has been reporting on Asian trade since 2014. Prior to this, he covered global trade and economics in London. He joined the Post in 2018, before which he was Asia Editor at Global Trade Review and Trade Correspondent for the International Business Times.