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Drewry lowers forecast for container market

Several uncertainties such as rising fuel prices prompt Drewry to lower its expectations for the container industry for the rest of the year. Sentiments have become more gloomy recently.

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The container market is facing a rising number of uncertainties in the near future, and this makes Drewry lower its market forecast for the rest of 2019.

The maritime and supply chain consultancy firm thus expects growth in the number of handled volumes at the world's ports of 2.6 percent throughout 2019, compared to its previously stated 3 percent.

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