Low Rhine Levels Could Slow Down Production


Low water levels along the Rhine have increased freight rates and forced barges to part-load. With shipments to inland demand centers restricted, stocks have been building in Amsterdam-Rotterdam-Antwerp, says an article published in SP Global.

This is having a bearish impact on commodities going down the Rhine, but is bullish for final products. If restrictions continue, it could slow down production.

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Source: S&P Global


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