China’s Air Cargo Market at Full Capacity, Expect Delays and Higher Rates

November 1, 2013
By Michelle Kelley

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Client Alert

Remember when Apple’s iPhone caused air rates to soar near the end of last year?

It’s happening again.

Apple and Microsoft have reportedly saturated most available air cargo space in China. With cargo space now a rare commodity, air rates in China have soared.

Due to these market conditions, which are expected to continue through Christmas, expect to see higher rates and delays for air shipments flying in and out of China.

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