Buyer's market

Mongelluzzo, Bill
December 2003
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);12/15/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 50, p30
Focuses on the plans of shipping lines in the Westbound Pacific to raise their rates beginning February 1, 2004. Amount of intended increase in rates; Comparison between freight rates in the eastbound and the westbound Pacific; Comments on the planned increase; Outcome of the decline of westbound rates.


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