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Delivery was on time for imports from Sweden when using RW Freight Services.

Sweden Groupage Importer
89809

R W Freight have a fast and reliable service for my exports to Belgium

Belgium Freight Exporter
66299

Very happy with the service I have received from RW freight. They already carry my imports from Sweden, although I am interested in using them for my imports from America because they are a reliable company.

Sweden Import Freight
69641

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Carbon tax for shipping?

Two major charities have published a joint report which claims that international shipping accounts for 3% of global emissions and that shipping companies should therefore pay a carbon tax of $25 per tonne.  Oxfam and the World Wide Fund for Nature argue that this would only cost the industry around 0.2% of the total value of global trade.

The report suggests that shipping would be a relatively easy source of revenue for the UN Global Carbon Fund, and that the tax would have only a marginal effect on global trade. A carbon tax should encourage owners and carriers to make efforts to reduce their use of carbon, especially in the design and operation of their ships.

The report claims that a carbon tax on shipping is supported by the governments of France, Germany and Mexico and that “many players in the shipping industry are calling for a carbon price to be set”.