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2.5 million containers stranded in Yantian port China

It has been reported that over 2.5  million TEU (twenty foot equivalent units) are back logged trying to leave via Yantian.

As a consequences you will not see a reduction in freight rates for the foreseeable future and it could lead to further issues with container availability.

Today 24.06.2020 a 40ft container from China to the UK is around USD14,000 where as from our Sri Lanka site the cost is USD4,250 a big saving to be made by moving your tins to Sri Lanka.



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