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Higher freight rates and delivery delays frustrate buyers

By Yoke Wong
Published: Friday, 09 June 2017

Container shipping costs increasing since end-2016; Uptrend expected to stay in the near-term; Delays and limited vessels availability

p.p1 {margin: 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px 0.0px; line-height: 32.0px; font: 33.0px Gotham} span.s1 {letter-spacing: -1.0px} Rising freight rates over the past few months amid reduced vessels availabilities have delayed minerals shipments and many are expecting the logistical disruptions to continue in the months ahead.  
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