Greg Knowler

An experienced writer and editor with 25 years in journalism, Greg Knowler serves as senior editor for Asia for the JOC.

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Steadily falling spot rates on the Asia to Europe and Mediterranean trades slowed to single digit declines this week with the majority of factories now closed for the Chinese New Year holiday period.

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