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World airfreight costs continue to upward thrust, in accordance with the most up-to-date recordsdata from TAC Index, the leading tag reporting agency (PRA) on air freight. The total Baltic Air Freight Index (BAI00) calculated by TAC was as soon as up a extra +2.2% within the week to 8 July, leaving it ahead by +13.4% over one year – reflecting persisted sturdy e-commerce job and industry switching to air cargo in accordance with greater rates and disruption in ocean shipping.

The index of outbound routes from Hong Kong (BAI30) was as soon as decrease by -0.6% WoW with rates a shrimp bit decrease on most most considerable lanes, but peaceable ahead by some +22.3% YoY. Outbound Shanghai (BAI80) alternatively was as soon as up a extra +3.0% WoW to leave it ahead by +42.3% YoY – with rates greater on most most considerable lanes and total rates from China rising both to Europe and to the US. Rates out of India had been down a chunk after huge good points earlier this one year, but out of Vietnam had been rising sharply over again to the US as effectively as from Bangkok to Europe.

Out of Europe, the sample reversed from the old week. The index of outbound routes from Frankfurt (BAI20) bounced by +8.4% WoW with good points on most most considerable lanes clipping the YoY decline to simplest -7.8%. Outbound London (BAI40) on the tons of hand gave attend one of the crucial old week’s bear with a WoW drop of -3.1% leaving the YoY decline at -25.9%.

From the Americas, rates from Chicago (BAI50) also bounced attend strongly from the old week’s drop with a soar of +11.5% WoW, helping gash the YoY decline to -26.0%. Total rates from the US had been rising both to Europe and to China, as effectively as to South The United States.

Caitlin DiMare-Oliver