Analyst downplays tariff war's impact on shipping

Changes in customs tariffs between China and the US will not necessarily result in fewer goods to transport, analyst Lars Jensen of SeaIntelligence Consulting tells ShippingWatch.

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The risk of significant negative consequences for container carriers following the new and increased tariffs on goods traded between the US and China could at worst be very limited, says container analyst Lars Jensen of SeaIntelligence Consulting after US President Donald Trump on Thursday acted on his plans to implement tariffs on Chinese goods for up to USD 60 billion.

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