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Odfjell expects sliding demand following virus outbreak

Norway's Odfjell has so far steered around the coronavirus, but the company now expects that demand will drop due to the outbreak. The result for the first three months of the year improved, driven by a stronger chemical tanker market.

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Odfjell prepares for lower demand due to the coronavirus.

The pandemic has so far not affected Odfjell's operations, but the company now expects that "demand will be negatively affected by a global economic impact that will follow the pandemic," writes Odfjell in relation to the company's first quarter interim report.

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