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Buying new shipping containers – top tips

20ft new Shipping container

Where are shipping containers built? The vast majority – around 95% – of new shipping containers are built in China. Like with many industrial and commercial products, China offers cost-effective labour rates. The raw materials used in the construction of sea containers are often much lower in China than in any other country. Containers are produced in other countries, but if you see a shipping container on the back of a lorry, on a ship or being used as storage it will almost definitely have been built in China. As with many modern products the sheer number of containers…

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