The World Container Index assessed by Drewry, a composite of container freight rates on 8 major routes to/from the US, Europe and Asia increased marginally by 1% to $1791.34 per 40ft container this week (updated Thursday, 16 January 2020).
Two-year spot freight rate trend for the World Container Index:
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