Bimco: Asia-Europe could be surpassed by another route

The trade route between East Asia and Europe currently represents the biggest battlefield for the carriers, but another route could become the biggest trade lane in the future.

Asia-Europe is currently the dominant trade route to master in terms of the container carriers' global power distribution. But this scenario could look different going forward, according to maritime industry organization Bimco.

Demand on the trade lane between East Asia and Europe has grown 8.0 percent in the first seven months of the year, compared to the same period last year, according to Container Trades Statistics (CTS).

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