Major Chinese container ports volume up 10.8pc in late March
STATISTICS released by China Ports and Harbours Association show that container volume at eight major Chinese ports increased 10
11 April 2021 - 19:00
The statistics also show that export container volume increased 8.7 per cent while the domestic volume increased 18 per cent during the period. The ports of Ningbo-Zhoushan and Shenzhen posted a growth rate of over 30 per cent, reports Seatrade Maritime News, Colchester, UK.
Cargo throughput at major coastal Chinese hub ports increased 8.6 per cent year on year while the international trade cargo throughput increased 3.8 per cent.
Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports increased slightly by 4.3 percent. The port of Yantai posted a growth rate of over 60 per cent and the port of Tianjin reported a growth rate of over 30 per cent. Port inventory increased 23.1 per cent year on year.
Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports declined 8.6 per cent while the port inventory increased 6.4 per cent.
Cargo throughput and container volume at the three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, increased 58.1 per cent and 47.6 per cent respectively.
In March, major Chinese coastal hub ports' cargo throughput increased 10.9 per cent comparing with the same period of last year. Container volume at eight major ports increased 14.5 per cent.
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