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56 THE JOURNAL OF COMMERCE www.joc.com JOC By the Numbers Data selected and prepared by Journal of Commerce Research Editor Marsha Salisbury. She can be contacted at 973 776 7828, marsha.salisbury@ihsmarkit.com. 300 600 900 1,200 1,500 1,800 10/28/2016 1/1/2010 7/2/10 1,583.18 10/16/09 1,000.00 3/18/16 400.43 High: Base: Low: $0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 10/28/2016 1/1/2010 2/26/10 $2,067 10/16/09 $1,279 10/16/15 & 3/18/16 $195 High: Base: Low: $0 $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 10/28/2016 1/1/2010 3/5/10 $2,164 10/16/09 $1,232 6/19/15 & 3/18/16 $205 High: Base: Low: $1,000 $2,000 $3,000 $4,000 $5,000 $6,000 10/28/2016 1/1/2010 2/13/15 $5,049 10/16/09 $2,439 12/25/15 $1,448 High: Base: Low: $500 $1,000 $1,500 $2,000 $2,500 $3,000 10/28/2016 1/1/2010 7/2/10 $2,833 10/16/09 $1,431 4/22/16 $725 High: Base: Low: To MEDITERRANEAN base ports* SPIKES 41.2 PERCENT ABOVE THE PREVIOUS WEEK: The Oct. 28, 2016, Mediterranean base port average spot rate was $788 per TEU, catapulting $230 or 41.2 percent above the previous week, while nearly four times the $202 per TEU level of a year ago. The Oct. 28 level was $491 or 38.4 percent below its Oct. 16, 2009, base rate of $1,279 per TEU. Comprehensive SCFI* SPIKES 64.6 PERCENT YEAR-OVER-YEAR: The Oct. 28, 2016, SCFI comprehensive reading was 884.95 points, 89.79 points or 11.3 percent above the previous week, while catapulting 347.22 points or 64.6 percent year-over-year. This index was 115.05 points or 11.5 percent below the Oct. 16, 2009, base of 1,000 points. To US WEST COAST base ports* SPIKES 34 PERCENT ABOVE YEAR-END 2015: The Oct. 28, 2016, U.S. West Coast base port average spot rate was $2,034 per FEU, $117 or 6.1 percent above the previous week and $868 or 74.4 percent year-over-year. This index was $516 or 34 percent above year-end 2015, and $603 or 42.1 percent above its Oct. 16, 2009, base rate of $1,431 per FEU. To US EAST COAST base ports* JUMPS 11 PERCENT SINCE YEAR-END 2015: The Oct. 28, 2016, East Coast base port average spot rate was $2,836 per FEU, $271 or 10.6 percent above the previous week, and up $673 or 31.1 percent year-over-year. The Oct. 28 level reflects $281 or 11 percent above year-end 2015, and $397 or 16.3 percent above its Oct. 16, 2009, base rate of $2,439 per FEU. To NORTH EUROPE base ports* SPIKES 25.9 PERCENT ABOVE THE PREVIOUS WEEK: The Oct. 28, 2016, North Europe base port average spot rate was $958 per TEU, $197 or 25.9 percent above the previous week, and more than four times the $231-per-TEU level of a year ago. The Oct. 28, 2016, level was $274 or 22.2 percent below both its year-end 2015 results, and its Oct. 16, 2009, base rate of $1,232 per TEU. SCFI - SHANGHAI CONTAINERIZED FREIGHT INDEX n Shanghai export average spot rates for the following four trade lanes are among the 15 component trade lanes in the weekly SCFI — Shanghai Containerized Freight Index produced by the Shanghai Shipping Exchange and weigh 57.5 percent of the SCFI comprehensive reading. 5.7 PERCENT ABOVE YEAR-END 2015: The Oct. 28, 2016, SCFI comprehensive reading was 884.95 points, 89.79 points or 11.3 percent above the previous week, while catapulting 347.22 points or 64.6 percent year-over-year. NOVEMBER 14.2016 *Indices were not published on the following dates: 2010: Feb. 19, April 30, Sept. 24, Oct. 1 or Oct. 8. • 2011: Feb. 4 or Oct. 7. • 2012: Jan. 27 or Oct. 5. • 2013: Feb. 15 or Oct. 4. • 2014: Oct. 3. • 2015: Feb. 20 or Oct. 2. • 2016: Feb. 12, Oct. 7. Base ports defined: US West Coast — Los Angeles/Long Beach/Oakland; US East Coast — New York/Savannah/Norfolk/Charleston; Europe — Hamburg/Antwerp/Felixstowe/Le Havre; Mediterranean Sea — Barcelona Valencia/Genoa/ Naples. The freight rate includes ocean freight and surcharges including BAF/FAF, EBS/EBA, CAF/YAS, PSS, WRS, PCS, SCS/SCF/PTF/PCC. • *Low Sulphur Surcharge (LSS) was included from end of year 2014. Source: Shanghai Shipping Exchange, www1.chineseshipping.com.cn/en/indices/scfinew.jsp

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