Shipping rates: analysing the fall in the Baltic dry index
Used to measure the cost of shipping dry bulk, including iron ore, cement, and grain, the BDI is seen by some as an indicator of the state of global trade. Photo: courtesy of Adam Cohn.
The dramatic fall in the Baltic dry index has caused much concern throughout...
Used to measure the cost of shipping dry bulk, including iron ore, cement,...
A downturn in the Chinese economy, say experts, is one of the reasons for the...
This graph shows how the index has fallen over recent months.