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Baltic Dry Index climbs to 790, up 23 points

Today, Thursday, April 18 2019, the Baltic Dry Index climbed by 23 points, reaching 790 points.

Baltic Indices

APR 15

APR 16

APR 17

APR 18

APR 19

Dry

738 (+12)

749 (+11)

767 (+18)

790 (+23)

Capesize

445 (+27)

459 (+14)

463 (+4)

490 (+27)

Panamax

1092 (+19)

1119 (+27)

1147 (+28)

1162 (-15)

Supramax

714 (+3)

718 (+4)

726 (+8)

732 (+6)

Handysize

399 (-4)

397 (-2)

394 (-3)

390 (-4)

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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