US shopping spree behind global container boom

The unusually high demand in the container market is almost exclusively due to US import, writes Sea-Intelligence.

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The container market is currently seeing regular growth, with the exception of a single factor, which is the busy US import in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, concludes a new survey by Sea-Intelligence.

The analyst firm points to US demand as the defining element in the extraordinary challenges in the current container market.

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