In week 17 (April 25-May 1), worldwide chargeable weight remained stable compared with the week before, and the average worldwide rate increased to US$ 4.11.

The last two weeks showed an increase in capacity of +1% compared with the preceding two weeks. For worldwide chargeable weight the 2Wo2W change was -3% and rates decreased with -1%.

Especially rates from North America to Asia Pacific and Central & South America to North America have gone up in the last two weeks, with resp. +10% and +6%.

Compared with last year, the last two weeks showed a worldwide weight decline of -13% and a rate increase of +21%.