The trade war’s impact on shipping

The trade war’s impact on shipping


BIMCO has payed close attention to the trade war since early 2018 when extra tariffs were still just a looming threat. Since then we have closely followed developments in trade between the US and China, how the three major shipping markets have been affected and what the phase one agreement, signed in early 2020 has done for volumes.



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