Shippers and transportation providers are hoping the 2019 European Union–Mercosur free trade agreement will finally bring some much-needed stability to the northbound South America–Europe trade lane, but lawmakers in Europe are having a tough time ratifying the deal.
Europe-South America container shipping news and analysis.
20 Feb 2013
Mediterranean Shipping Co., will increase rates on all southbound cargo from Europe and the Mediterranean to Australia and New Zealand, effective April 1.
20 Feb 2013
Hamburg Sud and Alianca Navegacao will increase rates for all cargoes from North Europe and the U.K. to South America’s east coast, effective April 1.
22 Jan 2013
CMA CGM announced a peak season surcharge from all Asian ports to all northern European ports. The surcharge will be $250 per 20-foot container, effective Jan. 28.
13 Nov 2012
The European Union and 10 Latin American countries recently signed an agreement regarding banana import tariffs, settling the longest-running series of disputes in the history of the multilateral trading system, dating back 20 years, according to the World Trade Organization.
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