Looking at export container volumes Xiamen port reported a 1.5% increase and Guangzhou port posted over 10% growth rate.
Cargo throughput at major coastal ports increased 12.1% year-on-year, the export cargo throughput increased 14.4%.
Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports increased 26.8% year-on-year, among which the growth rate of Rizhao port and Tianjin port exceeded 50%, while the port inventories increased 28.2%.
Metal ore shipments at major ports increased 18.3% year-on-year, among which the growth rate of Tianjin port exceeded 60%, while inventory volume declined 4.9%.
Cargo throughput at three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, declined 4.9% comparing to the same period of last year while the container volume slightly increased 0.2%. However, some of the terminals along Yangtze river had to shut down temporally due to recent floods.
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