Shanghai port box volumes stable in June

Shanghai, the world's busiest container port, handled steady volumes of containers in June, unchanged from a year ago, according to figures from Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

Throughput in June was recorded at 2.77m teu, similar to volumes moved a year ago but they decreased 5.7% compared to 2.94m teu handled in May this year.

In the first six months of this year, China's Shanghai port registered total throughput of 16.34m teu, an increase of 3% from 15.86m teu recorded in the same period of last year.

Posted 05 July 2013

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Lee Hong Liang

Asia Correspondent

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