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Shanghai port moves higher box volumes in July

Shanghai port moves higher box volumes in July
China’s Shanghai port has handled higher container throughput in July both on a year-on-year and month-on-month comparisons, according to data from Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

In July, the world’s busiest container port moved 3.12m teu of containers, an increase of 1.7% compared to 3.06m teu recorded in July 2014, SIPG figures showed.

Last month’s volumes also rose by 1.3% compared to 3.08m teu posted in June this year.

In the first seven months of 2015, Shanghai port registered a total throughput of 21.14m teu, up 4% compared to 20.33m teu in the same period of 2014.