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... It became difficult for the shippers to obtain routine letters of credit at the height of financial crisis over the autumn, causing goods to pile up at ports even though there was a willing buyer at the other end. Analysts say this problem has been resolved, but ...
Originally posted by kosmicjack
To see the reality of this OP, all one has to do is walk through your local big box or grocery store - there is a lot of empty shelf space. I think the credit/shipping correlation is starting to make it's way down to the consumer level in a big way.