A number of shipping companies to raise prices, foreign trade enterprises to export pressure
“Deadline, the price doubled, and a box of goods, the profit is almost zero.” The Yinzhou an injection molding machine person in charge of Lee complain.
By the major shipping companies competing price affect China’s exports of container freight, and usher in a larger or individual container freight routes, or close to 100%.
January 31, Maersk announced: Asia-Europe line Containerized Freight from March 1, increased by $ 775 / TEU, compared to this line, the tariffs of around $ 800 / TEU, almost is doubled in growth.
About the rate increases will cover all – from the Asian port, destined for the dry and refrigerated freight in Northern Europe and the Mediterranean.
At the same time, Orient Overseas announced: an increase in shipping routes between Asia and Europe. There are many shipping giants, such as Mediterranean Shipping Company, Evergreen Marine, up to CGM and COSCON, announced that from March 1, the implementation of $ 300 to $ 600, ranging from price plan.
Learned from the Yongcheng many shipping company Ningbo Branch, Ningbo port of the Asia-Europe sea freight prices have risen.
Africa, the United States and other routes prices changed little, the Southeast Asian routes, only adjust the additional costs, ocean freight, did not increase.
Europe is one of the main destinations of export enterprises in Ningbo, current prices, many companies complain. German with us in January under the orders, then, is charged in accordance with the shipping costs in January, now finished production must be in accordance with the shipping costs to transport, the difference between the middle of only our own to bear, originally, the profit is not high now, it is a loss. “Zhang Yuyao a garment enterprises in foreign trade manager, he told the said enterprises like him, not unusual, therefore, many companies rush in time for March shipment.
From the Shanghai Shipping Exchange monitoring shows that the catch before shipping prices, the domestic part of the export enterprises to intensify the recent booking, leading to last week’s Asia-Europe route freight, rose 16 percent to $ 826 / TEU.
The prices of the initiator of the tide – Maersk Group, from April 1, a further increase in container freight rates. It is reported that the stimulation of the Maersk price, there are some shipping companies, plans to increase the tariff lines between Asia and Europe in April, again.
Prices at the same time, there are major shipping capacity reduction in the Asia-Europe line, Maersk, a 9% reduction in capacity, indicating that the shipping companies have begun to change strategy has been the Asia-Europe route is a serious oversupply, therefore, many shipping companies are in a price war. At present, occupy the line 92% capacity in Asia and Europe – the world’s top 20 shipping companies, has been formed by the four major freight alliance, as opposed to 2010 earnings period, just after the fragile alliance between the form of the moment, the joint tariff, relatively secure, Maersk to take the lead in price of the new plan, groupage market will continue. “an Analysis of the industry.
Chen records of former U.S. ZEN bulk cargo ship Cargo Service Co., Ltd. Shanghai sales