The main sea freight index at Baltic Exchange for bigger vessels rose further to 755 points on Thursday solely supported by a stronger supramax segment.
US demand for hot rolled coil is showing the usual seasonal slowdown, although underlying consumption is firm. Delivery lead times remain at roughly four to five weeks. Inventory is controlled, throughout the supply chain.
E-World Online, the nation's leading provider of comprehensive e-waste take-back programs, shared insights into successful and sustainable national e-waste take-back solutions with developing countries from Asia, Africa and the Americas at this year's Global E-Waste Management (GEM) Network meeting in San Francisco earlier this month.