SHS Web Conf.
Volume 134, 202214th Session of Euro-Asian Law Congress “The value of law” 2021
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|Published online||09 February 2022|
International cargo transportation through the Suez Canal and alternative routes (by the example of China-EU)★
1 Institute of Oriental Studies, RAS, National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, 101000 Moscow, Russia
2 National Research University “Higher School of Economics”, 101000 Moscow, Russia
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The Suez Canal occupies a prominent place in world trade. However, the six-day blockage of the Suez Canal by a megaship “Ever Given”, chartered by the Taiwanese company “Evergreen Marine”, triggered a wave of discussions about alternative Asia-Europe transport routes. This accident revealed the dangers of the freight flows concentration on this route for the world trade and supply chains. So, search for alternatives for diversifying transport routes becomes an objective necessity in case of arising unpredictable situations. The paper aims to assess the prospects for diversification of China-EU transport routes, consider competitiveness of existing ones and the advantages and disadvantages of alternatives.
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