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.  
Container shipping costs from China have...

This is a preview of the full article

Our market news and price data is reserved for registered users only.

Current customer? Login now

All of our industrial minerals price data and news is now available only through our new platform. Learn more about the intelligence we offer by visiting our Fastmarkets flagship website. If you are familiar with our reliable and trusted intelligence, fill out a request a quote form today to hear from our friendly sales staff who will create a custom license for you.


           



Interested in lithium prices? We now offer lithium prices and coverage free for reference. Click here to read all about it.

Interested in the wider electrification market?
Join our growing community of participants who want to learn more about electrification and how this market is developing.