TITLE

Rates going UP

PUB. DATE
April 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Commerce (1542-3867);4/7/2003, Vol. 4 Issue 14, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the increase in freight rates that will be imposed by trans-Pacific container ship lines in 2003. Impact of the rise of China as a source of U.S. imports of manufactured goods on the trans-Pacific trade; Rise in shipper interest in all-water services to U.S. East Coast ports; Move of some shippers to delay signing service contracts.
ACCESSION #
9468635

 

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