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Turkey Freight Rate Update

by ChemOrbis Editorial Team -
  • 02/02/2017 (14:43)
Freight rates from China, Southeast Asia and the USA to the Turkish market have been announced with decreases for February, according to MTS Izmir. The new rates will be in effect from February 1 until February 28, 2017.

When compared to the rates in early January, freight rates for shipments from China decreased $100/container for 20’ containers and by $100/container for 40’ containers on the low end and $150 on the high end. Freight rates from Southeast Asia also decreased $100 for 20’ containers and $100 for 40’ containers. Rates from India to Turkey remained unchanged.

Freight rates for shipments from the USA decreased by $100/container while rates from Northwest and Southern Europe to Turkey were stable. Rates for shipments to Turkey from the Middle East were also unchanged.

The following freight rates per container are effective as of February 1, 2017 and contain all applicable costs such as bunker adjustment fees (baf) and currency adjustment fees (caf):

FromTo Freight (USD/20” container)ChangeFreight (USD/40” container)Change
Southeast AsiaTurkey1150-1175-100-1002150-2200-100-100
Northwest Europe (ARA)Turkey750-850NC950-1150NC
Southern EuropeTurkey600-700NC750-850NC
Middle EastTurkey700-800NC1150-1250NC

The abovementioned freight rates are valid until February 28, 2017. Price ranges for geographical regions are due to freight variations depending on the port.
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