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Listen: Muddy Waters: US-China trade tensions, petcoke, and the global shipping markets

S&P Global Platts shipping editors Sam Eckett and George Griffiths review the US-China trade tensions, and their effect on global shipping markets ahead of IMO 2020’s January 1st deadline. They are joined by EMEA Coal managing editor Jeff McDonald. As escalating tariffs between the two economic juggernauts put a stranglehold on trade, is there a ray of hope for dry bulk shipping in the US petcoke exports? And is the container market doomed to a bleak Q4?

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