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COSCO container ship at port on hazy day with dark shadows

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 3

Brexit vote paves way for Jan. 31 exit; Better education on cargo declarations needed to prevent more containership fires; Panama Canal cuts down slots for ships due to droughts

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old and new Cargo Containers stacked in Yard

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What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 2

US companies and consumers are paying bulk of tariff costs; China plans to send team to US for January 15 deal signing; Trade tensions drag manufacturing to lowest level since 2009

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small cargo container pier along water

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: BDP Trendwatch Week 1

China to lower tariffs on hundreds of products Jan. 1; New trade war threat to trans-Atlantic box trade; U.S. urged to honor one-China policy amid trade talks

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truck and car driving down highway

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 52

IMO 2020: the curved ball that acted as a counterweight for box shipping; Boeing halts 737 Max production, suppliers brace for impact; USMCA: The vehicle trade and supply chains

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lower level of Shanghai China skyline waterfront on foggy day

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What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 51

At last minute, China suspends tariffs on some U.S. products; More confusion ahead for lithium battery shippers; OK, Brexit ahead: now tell us how we keep cross-border goods moving, says UK freight

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