May 12, 2022

Freight rates and energy prices to continue to rise over the next quarters

Just as the world had started to emerge from Covid-19-related supply chain disruptions, the Russian-Ukrainian conflict has exacerbated production and shipping costs
October 14, 2020

The Baltic Dry Index resurges as China’s demand for iron ore picks up

The onset of the coronavirus pandemic in the first half of the year resulted in a steep decline in global trade as economies came to a literal standstill leading to a commensurate drop in the Baltic Dry Index (BDI). With the gradual return of economic activities in 2Q2020 and boosted by a remarkable turnaround in China, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) has peaked over 2,000 points in October, rebounding to September 2019 levels, having recovered…
April 20, 2020

Baltic Dry Index holds steady in March-April

China's commodity restocking has helped the index to recover mildly despite logistic issues
March 05, 2020

Baltic Dry Index continues to rebound

The Baltic Dry Index continues its journey towards recovery, having expanded 8% in the last week of February.
February 27, 2020

Baltic Dry Index shows signs of recovery

Between February 14 and 21, the Baltic Dry Index (BDI) soared 17% from 425 to 497 points, as most indices point to a recovery.
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