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Spiralling shipping costs fire up prices from coffee to toys

Transporting a 12-metre container by sea is now 547% higher than the seasonal average over the last five years

13 June 2021 - 17:49 By Alex Longley, Catherine Bosley and Deirdre Hipwell

The skyrocketing price of shipping goods across the globe may hit your wallet sooner than you think — from that cup of coffee you get each morning, to the toys you were thinking of buying your children...

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