Gail (26 Jan 2012)
"2012:The Year of the Water Dragon. Water Passageways to Languish. Watch the Straits"


January 25, 2012 -The Baltic Exchange's main sea freight index <.BADI>,  measures the cost of shipping dry commodities and is seen by many as a lead indicator of global trade activity, has shed more than 50 percent in just one month and is plumbing three-year lows.

Currently is a nightmare on world freight markets, where shipping prices have been decimated over the past four years.

 

I've posted before to watch not only The Hormuz Strait, but also The Malacca Strait.  Here's another, The Bosporous(Bosphorous) Strait.

All three are critical to the World's economy and will be negatively impacted- watch. 

 

And I've posted this more than a couple times,

The Platform AntiMessiah uses-

The Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) is a multilateral partnership that encompasses 43 countries from Europe and the Mediterranean Basin: the 27 member states of the European Union and 16 Mediterranean partner countries from North Africa, the Middle East and the Balkans.

officially known by the full name of The Barcelona Process. The"Mediterranean Union", is a community initiated on July 13, 2008 by French President Nicolas Sarkozy. The act unites all EU members with several non-EU countries that border the Mediterranean Sea. 

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French President Nicolas Sarkozy launched the international body with 43 member nations with the aim at ending conflict in the Middle East.

The Union for the Mediterranean will tackle issues such as regional unrest, immigration to pollution.

 

it's been on hold, and needs confirmed: to make firm or firmer : strengthen <confirm one's resolve>
give new assurance of the validity of.
Mid-Point - March 21st 2013

God Bless,

Gail