Container rates decrease for the first time in ten weeks

Spot rates on container freight fell for the first time in more than two months, according to Shanghai index SCFI.

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For the first time in ten weeks, container rates have decreased, shows the Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI), which measures spot prices on container freight from Shanghai to a number of global destinations.

Throughout the week, the index fell by 0.3 percent to 5,094.36.

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