April 13, 2021

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Suez blockage is holding up $9.6bn of goods a day

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“We’re hearing reports now that shipping companies are starting to divert their ships around the southern tip of Africa, the Cape of Good Hope, which adds about 3,500 miles to the journey and up to 12 days,” Guy Platten, the secretary general of the International Chamber of Shipping, told the BBC’s Today programme.


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