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World Container Index - 21 Jan

Drewry’s composite World Container index increased 2% to $5,340.30 per 40ft container (updated Thursday, 21 January 2021), its highest level since 2011.

 

Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:

Drewry World Container Index
Drewry World Container Index

Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 21 January 2021

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