Drewry’s composite World Container Index decreased by 3% to $6,430.07 per 40ft container this week, says an article published in CSN.
Our detailed assessment for Thursday, 11 August 2022
The composite index decreased by 3% this week, the 24th consecutive weekly decrease, and has dropped by 32% when compared with the same week last year.
The latest Drewry WCI composite index of $6,430 per 40-foot container is now 38% below the peak of $10,377 reached in September 2021, but it remains 78% higher than the 5-year average of $3,613.
The composite index decreased by 3% to $6,430.07 per 40ft container, and is 32% lower than the same week in 2021. Freight rates on Shanghai – Genoa dropped 10% or $962 to $8,779 per feu. Spot rates on Shanghai – Los Angeles fell 2% or $151 to $6,834 per 40ft. Similarly, rates on Shanghai – Rotterdam decreased 1% or $106 to $8,833 per 40ft container. Rates on Los Angeles – Shanghai, Rotterdam – Shanghai, Shanghai – New York, New York – Rotterdam and Rotterdam – New York hovered around the previous week’s level. Drewry expects the index to decrease in the next few weeks.
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