Bonney, Joseph
January 2011
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);1/31/2011, Vol. 12 Issue 5, p10
The article reports an increase in transportation fuel prices across the U.S. supply chain after two years of relative stability. The factors which contributed to the price increase to about 90 U.S. dollars per barrel include rising demand driven by the global economic recovery. According to economists, economic growth and freight volume could be negatively affected by rising gasoline prices by cutting consumer demand.


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