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Baltic Dry Index climbs to 2168, up 50 points

Today, Friday, August 23 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 50 points, reaching 2168 points.

Baltic Indices

AUG 19

AUG 20

AUG 21

AUG 22

AUG 23

Dry

2067 (-21)

2059 (-8)

2061 (+2)

2118 (+57)

2168 (+50)

Capesize

3728 (-98)

3665 (-63)

3671 (+6)

3829 (+158)

3991 (+162)

Panamax

2174 (+5)

2161 (-13)

2163 (+2)

2181 (+18)

2196 (+15)

Supramax

1141 (+23)

1161 (+20)

1188 (+27)

1220 (+32)

1249 (+29)

Handysize

569 (+9)

579 (+10)

591 (+12)

609 (+18)

619 (+10)

Baltic Dry Index is compiled by the London-based Baltic Exchange and covers prices for transported cargo such as coal, grain and iron ore. The index is based on a daily survey of agents all over the world. Baltic Dry hit a temporary peak on May 20, 2008, when the index hit 11,793. The lowest level ever reached was on Wednesday the 10th of February 2016, when the index dropped to 290 points.

Source: Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

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