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Maersk report reveals impact of coronavirus on key trade lanes

Maersk puts new numbers on the coronavirus' impact on the key container routes from China to Europe and the US. Among others, the downturn is reflected in the numbers for the company's terminal in Los Angeles on the US West Coast.

Maersk-gruppens havneselskab APM Terminals har oplevet et stort fald i mængderne i Los Angeles, som er et knudepunkt for USA's handel med Kina. | Photo: PR / APM Terminals

While the worst is yet to come, the coronavirus crisis has already put a noticeable damper on the container market.

As expected, the outbreak of the disease means that there have been fewer containers to transport on the main routes.

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