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EU flag blowing in front of British flag

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 27

US to end 'controlled' defense exports to Hong Kong; After Brexit, trucks set to need taxman’s permission to move; China shipments stuck at India ports show casualties of standoff

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US department of commerce building with american flag

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 26

Supreme Court rejects challenge to Trump’s 25% steel tariffs; US eyes $3.1 billion of EU, UK imports for new tariffs; Shipping coping well with IMO 2020, but dispute cases may rise

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BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 25

Tensions ease between US, China over airline flights; U.K. and EU see Brexit deal a step closer after Johnson call; May Cass Freight Index shows minimal signs of improvement

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Maersk container ship at port

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 24

Container shipping could be facing a $10bn-plus loss for 2020; US ending special trade status threatens Hong Kong's transhipment traffic; China has become an even bigger US import source post-COVID

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EU flag blowing in front of British flag

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 23

Inactive container shipping fleet hits all time of 11.6% of capacity; China halts some U.S. farm imports, threatening trade deal; No-deal Brexit threat looms over pandemic-ravaged UK

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