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Shipping expertise from Pierre Aury

Tuesday, November 06, 2007
Perhaps the most unusual feature is that freight rates represent the price of a service that cannot be stored and is performed over a period of time.

A SQUARE :: 06Nov07 Shipping expertise from Pierre Aury
Category Shipping
Author Sona Blessing
Shipping being the first truly global industry as well as one of the oldest ones has time series representative of freight costs going back to the middle of the 18th century. These show that through wars, changes in technologies, feasts and famines, freight rates have continued to be both cyclical and volatile. In addition they have often been poorly correlated with the state of the world economy.
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