The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index fell 1.2% to 2,214 points on Friday, reversing a 2.5% rise in the previous session, amid weakness across all its vessel segments. The capesize index, which tracks iron ore and coal cargos of 150,000 tonnes, declined 2.2% to 2,381 points; and the panamax index, which tracks about 60,000 to 70,000 tonnes of coal and grains cargoes, went down by 0.3% to 2,4877 points. Among smaller vessels, the supramax index lost 16 points to 2,290 points. The benchmark index posted its second straight weekly fall of about 5%. .

Historically, Baltic Exchange Dry Index reached an all time high of 11793 in May of 2008. Baltic Exchange Dry Index - data, forecasts, historical chart - was last updated on July of 2022.

Baltic Exchange Dry Index is expected to trade at 2126.80 points by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate it to trade at 1940.56 in 12 months time.

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Baltic Exchange Dry Index

Price Day Month Year
Baltic Dry 2,240.00 54.00 2.47% -12.70% -32.89%
CRB Index 310.57 -8.73 -2.73% -7.91% 36.19%
LME Index 3,878.60 -88.90 -2.24% -14.51% -5.97%
S&P GSCI 3,768.02 -148.17 -3.78% -7.64% 43.83%
EU Carbon Permits 86.14 -4.02 -4.46% -0.23% 50.20%
Wind Energy Index 294.40 3.17 1.09% -6.57% -17.55%
Nuclear Energy Index 1,359.42 9.17 0.68% -7.73% 1.03%
Solar Energy Index 340.66 -1.66 -0.48% -4.61% -19.85%

Baltic Exchange Dry Index
The Baltic Dry Index is reported daily by the Baltic Exchange in London. The index provides a benchmark for the price of moving the major raw materials by sea. The index is a composite of three sub-indices that measure different sizes of dry bulk carriers: Capesize, which typically transport iron ore or coal cargoes of about 150,000 tonnes; Panamax, which usually carry coal or grain cargoes of about 60,000 to 70,000 tonnes; and Supramax, with a carrying capacity between 48,000 and 60,000 tonnes. The Baltic Dry Index takes into account 23 different shipping routes carrying coal, iron ore, grains and many other commodities.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2240.00 2186.00 11793.00 290.00 1985 - 2022 points Daily