TITLE

'CRITICAL CARGOES' Key to Economic Recovery

AUTHOR(S)
Burnson, Patrick
PUB. DATE
August 2002
SOURCE
World Trade;Aug2002, Vol. 15 Issue 8, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the strategic positioning of U.S. produce, agricultural executives and ocean carriers concerning shipment of goods in the Transpacific area. Remarks from Albert Pierce, executive director of the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement; Types of critical cargoes; Way to recover high costs associated with reefer service and equipment; Aim of the Refrigerated Trade Management Program of the Westbound Transpacific Stabilization Agreement.
ACCESSION #
6978892

 

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