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Listen: Asian naphtha demand propels Med-Japan LR2 rate to record high

Mediterranean-Japan freight rates have shot up over $3 million, the highest in over a year. Wanda Wang, Platts Asia shipping editor, explores how the West of Suez market and Aframaxes have pushed the rates up and shares market sentiments on the sustainability of the rates.


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