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French cheese

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 41

How 25% tariffs on EU food and beverage will impact the US; Attaining carbon-neutral shipping a herculean task?; India looks to privatize shipping

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NYK line vessel under bridge

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What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 40

Fed up with US trade tactics, Europe eyes escalation; Coalition of shippers and carriers seeks zero-emission ocean shipping; WTO "sharply downgrades" trade forecast for 2019-2020

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Ocean Container Ship with Towboat at Sunset

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 39

Managing evolving shipper relationships; China gives new waivers for tariff-free US soy purchases; Singapore, Panama to strengthen maritime relations

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cargo containers at port yard lighted at night by bright lights

BDP Trendwatch

What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 38

Trade and the impact on imports and exports in 2020; Trump tariffs to hit Europe's luxury-goods exporters; Examining autonomous ships' vulnerability to piracy

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ship at port

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What We're Reading: Trendwatch Week 37

Industry leaders tired of trade war; Post-Brexit VAT on overseas parcels would be 'no-deal stealth tax'; New guide to help shippers lower transport emissions

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