Freight Rate News November 2015


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Global electric vehicle demand drives scramble for fresh supplies of vital metals


Not only is the DRC difficult from a labor-rights perspective, the country also has a long history of violence and an inconsistent record of shipping mineral resources. Asian battery producers have limited options when it comes to sourcing essential metals regionally.