06.11.2008 - Dramatic drop in maritime transport of commodities, says UNCTAD
From Mercopress.com: A United Nations report shows that international seaborne trade surged to record levels last year but has since declined because of the financial crisis, jeopardizing the health of many developing countries, especially those that depend on commodities. The UN Review of the Maritime Transport (RMT) finds that seaborne trade surpassed 8 billion tons last year and reached a peak at the start of this year..... Full Article: Source