Ocean Freight Long-Term Contract Market
May 2023 witnessed an unprecedented decline in container rates, as the global Xeneta Shipping Index (XSI®) recorded its largest-ever month-on-month drop of 27.5%. This slump marks the ninth consecutive month of rate decreases, resulting in the lowest XSI® level since October 2021
The monthly XSI® Public Indices report gives an indication of the global market movements in the container shipping industry focusing on the long-term market for the biggest regions in the world:
Disclaimer: Xeneta does not recommend price setting on this market report as it is based on an aggregation of trade-weighted uncorrelated corridors. If you are interested in index-based contracting, we recommend our XSI® index-linked contracting product. For more information, please contact us.