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Two major freight indexes, SCFI and NCFI, reached record-high figures on the last day of the previous year, which was marked by skyrocketing container freight rates.

The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) has surpassed the US$5,000/TEU mark for the first time in history on 31 December of 2021.

The index, which reflects the ocean freight surcharges of individual shipping routes from Shanghai, launched in October 2009 and on the last day of 2021 reported a record-high US$5,046.66/TEU.

SCFI’s latest figure represented an increase of 90.64 points compared to the previous week’s numbers.

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