June airfreight rates down on last year, says Drewry

The latest Drewry East-West Airfreight Price Index indicates a dip in airfreight rates for June, compared to the same month of 2018.

According to Drewry’s Sea & Air Shipper Insight: “Drewry’s East-West Airfreight Price Index inched up 1 percent in June – but remain 4 percent lower than in June 2018. Airfreight rates grew $2.54 from $2.52/kg, after a fall of $0.08 between April and May.

“Drewry expects July rates to remain equable.”

Sea and Air Shipper Insight provides information and analysis for the ocean and airfreight markets, including airfreight rate benchmarks on 57 trade lanes.

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