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Containers: Shortages

Question for Department for Transport

UIN 130773, tabled on 18 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what assessment he has made of the economic effect on British businesses of the international shortage of shipping containers.

Answered on

11 January 2021

We have not conducted a specific economic assessment. Government has been working closely with the freight sector and wider business to mitigate the impact on UK supply chains of this global issue.