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Weekly Rate Update: Week 20

Katherine Barrios
May 14, 2020

Due to the rapid change of events affecting our industry from the COVID-19 crisis, we will release weekly rate updates on various trades. 

This week we dig into the short term container freight market.


Since the beginning of 2020, this trade lane has a constant decrease in freight rates. Now at the beginning of May, we see major increases.  30% higher rates compared to the same time last year. Which trade lane is it? Watch the 5-minute update for the latest on China to South America East Coast short term market. 


What trade lane has a 30% increase? 

Week of May 14, 2020

Global Index on Ocean Freight Rates

Read Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI®) for a complete indication of the global market movements in the container shipping industry. 

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