Monthly Container Traffic at the Port of Los Angeles, 1995-2020

Source: Port of Los Angeles. The Los Angeles / Long Beach port cluster is the most important center of container port activity in the Americas. As of 2019, they jointly handled more than 16.9 million TEU, of which 9.3 million were accounted by Los Angeles. Like many North American container

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Container Shipping Costs and Cargo Value

Source: Adapted from OECD (2005) DSTI/DOT/MTC(2005)5/REV1, The role of changing transport costs and technology in industrial relocation. Note: 2 TEU per 1 FEU. Freight rate of $1,383 per TEU based on average spot freight rates between 2010 and 2019 for Shanghai-Europe and Shanghai-US West Coast trade routes. The cost relations

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