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RWI und ISL warned that global containerised cargo flows decline

Weakening in Container Cargo

German research institutes RWI und ISL today warned that global containerised cargo flows appear to have contracted last month (May). Based on handling data of 81 box ports across the globe, saw a drop from 119.8 to 117.9 points after seasonal adjustment for May.

"Declining port handling volumes have been reported predominantly in some Asian ports as well as in the Baltic Sea," they say.
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