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Shanghai box volumes slip in November

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Container handling volumes at China’s Shanghai port have dipped in November compared to the year-ago period, according to figures from Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG).

In November, box throughput at the world’s busiest container port was recorded at 3.53m teu, down 1.9% compared to 3.6m teu in the same month of last year, SIPG data showed.

Last month’s volumes also declined 1.1% from 3.57m teu posted in October this year.

Read more: Shanghai container volumes up 5.3% in October

In the first 11 months this year, Shanghai port moved a total throughput of 34.93m teu, representing a drop of 5.2% from 36.85m teu achieved in the same period of last year.

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