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‘Our standard econometric models have exploded’

For those of us working in shipping today we’ve never experienced economic headwinds so strong and unpredictable as the squall brought about coronavirus. Financial planning has strayed from being a science to sheer guesswork as the parameters of the outlook have such a massive variance. As this is a novel illness we simply do not know how best to proceed. CFOs are poring over medical reports, pondering whether a second wave of infection will create further lockdowns and how long we’ll have to w...

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Sam Chambers

Starting out with the Informa Group in 2000 in Hong Kong, Sam Chambers became editor of Maritime Asia magazine as well as East Asia Editor for the world’s oldest newspaper, Lloyd’s List. In 2005 he pursued a freelance career and wrote for a variety of titles including taking on the role of Asia Editor at Seatrade magazine and China correspondent for Supply Chain Asia. His work has also appeared in The Economist, The New York Times, The Sunday Times and The International Herald Tribune.
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