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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 17

90-day delay of tariff payments does not include Trump administration duties on Chinese goods; 'Move boxes to private yards' plea as Chittagong congestion worsens; 'Raincheck' on taxes a relief for hard-hit US importers

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 16

Airlines face $314 billion bath as economy dives; Trump Administration eases PPE export ban with Canada, Mexico exemptions; Container volume of major Chinese ports declined again last week

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Talking Trade Covid-19

Talking Trade: COVID-19 and European chemical logistics

In this feature COVID-19 episode of Talking Trade, Yves Letange, Managing Director for BDP Europe, interviews Joost Naessens, Director of Transport and Logistics for the European Chemical Industry Council (CEFIC) regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and Europe's response.

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Erin Scott Talking Trade Covid-19

Talking Trade: PPE and US exports

In the latest episode of Talking Trade, Michael Ford, VP of Government and Industry Affairs takes an in-depth look at the recent Executive Order from the US White House regarding the US export of PPE during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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containers loaded on vessel

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 15

Ocean cargo industry is tough to forecast in wake of COVID-19, say analysts; Idle containership fleet set to hit record high of three million teu; Wuhan on the move again as coronavirus lockdown limits ease

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