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World Container Index - 9 Jul

Drewry’s composite World Container index inched down 0.4% after reaching a 5-year high to $2,023.20 per 40ft container this week (updated Thursday, 9 July 2020).

 

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

World Container Index Assessed by Drewry
World Container Index Assessed by Drewry

Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 9 July 2020

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