Container volume at major Chinese ports increased in mid-June

The container volume of eight major Chinese ports increased 2.5% year-on-year during the period of mid-June. The cargo throughput at major coastal ports increased 2.4%.

Container volume at major Chinese ports increased in mid-June

The container volume of eight major Chinese ports increased 2.5% year-on-year during the period of mid-June. The cargo throughput at major coastal ports increased 2.4%.

The export container volume increased 0.2%, among which the growth rate of Xiamen port, Guangzhou port, and Shenzhen’s Yantian port exceeded 10%.

Domestic container volumes increased 9.3%, while the growth rate of Tianjin port, Shanghai port, Ningbo-Zhoushan port and Guangzhou port exceeded 10%. Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports increased 16.4% year-on-year. The growth rate of Ningbo-Zhoushan port and Tianjin port exceeded 50%. Metallic ore shipments at major ports increased 9.1% year-on-year while inventory volume declined 10.6%.

The resumption of port operations among Yangtze river ports is slower than coastal ports. In mid-June, the cargo throughput and container volume of three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing declined 11.8% and 6.9% year-on-year.

Source : Sea Trade Maritime