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Shanghai port box volumes up 12.4% in March

China’s Shanghai port has recorded a 12.4% increase in container handling volumes in March compared to the year-ago period, according to Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG).

The March 2019 volumes came up to 3.81m teu, up 12.4% compared to 3.39m teu recorded in March 2018, statistics from SIPG showed.

Last month’s volumes also jumped by 33.2% compared to 2.86m teu seen in February this year.

From January to March this year, Shanghai port moved a total throughput of 10.42m teu, representing a hike of 7% compared to 9.74m teu in the previous corresponding period.


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