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Some good news for the European market, for a change. According to Macquarie Capital, exports from Europe to Asia will rise 5% this year, helping to fill some empty boxes and raise freight rates. Overall, European exports are forecast to increase 9.3% this year  – while imports are expected to fall 3.2%. However, says one brave analyst, there will only be a proper balance of trades in 2032. Something to look forward to, then.