Asia Shipping Blogs

Is The Myanmar Hype Justified?

Is the investor hype surrounding Myanmar over the past year justified? Can Myanmar’s tentative political and economic liberalisation be maintained? What is the outlook for the kyat currency? What...

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Freight Rates And The Global Economy

Over 90% of global trade travels by ship, making the international freight market a key part of the global economy. Since 2009, the cost of shipping goods by sea has been highly volatile, and now...

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The Outlook For Global Container Shipping

Below is a summary of Business Monitor International (BMI)’s current views on the global shipping sector: Transpacific shipping rates are still doing relatively better than Asia-Europe rates,...

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