Chinese major port container volumes up 5.9pc in early July

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EXPORT container volume at major Chinese ports increased 7.6 per cent while the domestic volume growth rate remained the same level of last year’s, reports UK’s Seatrade Maritime News.

The Port of Shanghai was recovering from the last wave of Covid on year.

Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports increased 2.6 per cent while international trade cargo throughput increased 1.1 per cent.

Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports further declined and dropped 13 per cent year-on-year in early July.

Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports grew 16.4 per cent while the port inventory increased 9.93 per cent.

In early July, cargo throughput and container volume at three major Yangtze River ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, increased 1.3 per cent and 6.5 per cent, respectively.