by Refinitiv

How coronavirus is changing global shipping routes

The pandemic has put intense pressure on the flow of ships from Asia to the west. But FT Trade Secrets writer Thomas Hale says there could also be a far more long lasting impact on the industry.

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FT Trade Secrets is a video channel exploring the changing face of international trade and globalisation at a critical time - with the global system under threat, continued US-China trade tensions, and the UK’s divorce from the EU. The channel alternates between independent reporting from FT journalists and expert commentary from financial markets data provider Refinitiv.