Reefer containers from China.

Author(s) : HOCHHAUS K. H.

Type of article: Article


International trade conducted via sea transport is decisive for shipping, totalling 5550 million t in 2002. Liquid and solid bulk goods accounted for 58%, container cargos for about 18% and other cargos for approx. 24% of this amount. The share of reefer goods in overall world trade was low at 102 million t in 2002, but this refers to high-value perishable goods making high demands on transport.

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  • Original title: Reefer containers from China.
  • Record ID : 2005-1488
  • Languages: English
  • Subject: Figures, economy
  • Source: Fruit World, China-South Asia Spec. - 25-31 (6 p.); fig.; phot.
  • Publication date: 2004


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