Manufacturer drain in China could change the rules for Danish shipping

Clothing and furniture companies are moving their production increasingly closer to the West, which could provide major benefits to DFDS and not so much to Maersk.

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Clothing groups and furniture companies are starting to move their production closer to consumers in the West. If the trend continues, Danish ferry operator DFDS might turn out a big winner, while the container ships of Maersk are less fortunately positioned, writes Danish business daily Børsen.

Asia used to be the major hub of clothing manufacturers, but these are now looking to Turkey to get their production set up closer to home after the coronavirus crisis spawned issues with the supply chain.

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