Exporters are starting to feel the impact of continued shipping delays, even with new records in the volume of goods New Zealand sends overseas, TVNZ reports. Despite a 17% rise in the past year of the value of products exported by sea, ships are facing a long list of issues, including congested ports and skyrocketing costs for containers. Exporters are discussing alternatives such as chartering ships, with predictions the shipping delays could last until 2023.

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