Uneven recovery

Plume, Janet
September 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);9/22/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 38, p14
Discusses the effects of the economy on the U.S. breakbulk shipping industry. Impact of the progress of the car-manufacturing industry in China on the trade deficit of the U.S.; Effects of the increased tariffs imposed by the U.S. on steel products ; Reason behind the preference of transporting plywood in breakbulk rather than in containers.


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