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Why Did the Baltic Dry Index Collapse? Here's Why

The Baltic Dry Index is generally viewed as a leading indicator of global economic activity as dry bulk primarily consists of commodities such as building materials, coal, metallic ores and grain. My research, however, indicates that global manufacturing demand has very little to do with it but, rather, Chinese manufacturing demand - but not the actual level of manufacturing as measured by the CFLP Manufacturing PMI. [Let me explain.]

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