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Noteworthy: Transportation: Unexpected demand drives up shipping rates


Abstract: Texas exports rose 2.7 percent in real terms in the first six months of the year, fueled by a nascent economic recovery that surprised some shipping companies. Increased demand in the state and nation contributed to spikes in the cost of container, truck and rail freight shipments.

Keywords: Shipping; Exports; Economic conditions - Texas;

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Southwest Economy

Publication Date: 2010

Issue: Q3

Pages: 14

Order Number: 3