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IATA Cargo Chartbook - Q2 2016 - Now Available

Cargo Chartbook - Q2 2016
Released 28th July 2016

Key points from the IATA quarterly report on the air freight industry and markets:

  • "Brexit" vote is a materialization of a key downside risk, global economic growth is expected to decelerate in 2016.
  • Air cargo has continued to outperform global merchandized trade, but growth remains weak.
  • Sluggish trade outlook, "Brexit" aftermath and weak demand drivers suggest an impending halt in positive air freight momentum, but after short-term shocks abate strong consumer confidence and low oil prices can reenergize growth.
  • Flooding-in of capacity, weak trade, lower yields and rising fuel costs can lead to taking a bite out of cargo profitability.

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