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Leveraging Shipfix Data in Trading Forward Freight Agreements (FFAs)
By Alex Stuart-Grumbar on September 26, 2022

Forward Freight Agreements (FFAs) are a type of commodity derivative used both by shipowners and charterers, to manage their exposure to forward freight market volatility. 

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The Shipfix Market Blog #14 - A Recovery for the Ukrainian Grains Trade?
By Ulf Bergman on July 26, 2022

The deal that will allow Ukraine to recommence exports of grains from its ports in the Black Sea is only a few days old. Yet, its survival is already in doubt following the Russian missile...

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Ukraine Finds New Routes to Export Grains by Sea
By Alex Stuart-Grumbar on June 14, 2022

Ukrainian grain exports from Danube River ports have been surging in recent weeks with Ukraine trying to find alternative export routes with other larger commercial ports such as Odessa and...

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The 2021 wheat picture: self raising or a bit grainy…
By Olga Obraztsova on February 2, 2021

The Shipfix Wheat Index tracks Global seaborne order volumes of wheat since 2015. The graph below shows the relationship between the price of wheat over the past 12 months and wheat volumes.

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India has resumed rice trade with China for the first time in three decades
By Olga Obraztsova on December 14, 2020

An interesting trading signal appeared on the Shipfix Forward Curve for rice exports from India into China last week. The Forward Curve provides unprecedented insights into upcoming trade...

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Soybean prices reach a two year record, as Chinese demand continues to drive the market
By Olga Obraztsova on November 20, 2020

The Shipfix Soybean Index provides insights into demand sentiment since 2015. The index shows a strong correlation between soybean prices and volumes shipped by sea. Soybean prices reached...

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Shipfix shows India surpassing Thailand on seaborne rice exports
By Antoine Grisay on September 22, 2020

Thailand is expected to lose its coveted #2 position in the global trade for rice as the country’s production faced drought and the appreciation of the Thai Baht challenged Thailand...

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Shipfix data shows current drivers of global corn trade
By Olga Obraztsova on September 11, 2020

In this post, we look into the corn trade and compare it with soybean based on an analysis of historical Shipfix export indicators as well as our Shipfix Forward Order curve which is...

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Shipfix Predictive Data - Russian Grains & Cereals Exports
By Antoine Grisay on June 16, 2020

Using Shipfix's global dataset on cargo orders, we prove our ability to predict physical trade flows quantitatively and objectively. In this article, we detail a few practical examples,...

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