Drewry’s World Container Index remained stable at $1,382 per 40ft container this week.

The composite index remained stable and has dropped by 40% when compared with the same week last year. The latest Drewry WCI composite index of $1,382 per 40-foot container is now 3% less than average 2019 (pre-pandemic) rates of $1,420.

The average composite index for the year-to-date is $1,682 per 40ft container, which is $991 lower than the 10-year average rate of $2,673 (which was inflated by the exceptional 2020-22 Covid period).
Freight rates on New York to Rotterdam decreased by 4% or $26 to $587 per feu.

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