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Surprise Cargo Surge Could Surpass Last Year’s Holiday Period

  • Container line Hapag-Lloyd says demand has picked up sharply
  • Cargolux Airlines sees rush in electronics despite lockdowns
Operations at Busan Port Terminal As Virus Grip on Economy Eases
Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg
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Freight carriers including container shippers and cargo airlines say global demand is building toward a seasonal peak that could outstrip last year’s as more consumers shop online to overcome coronavirus curbs.