According to statistics released by China Ports and Harbors Association, export container volume increased 3.9% while the domestic volume increased 4.2%.
Among the ports Tianjin and Ningbo-Zhoushan posted a growth rate of over 20%.
Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports slightly increased 1.6% year-on-year while the international trade cargo throughput increased 2.4%.
Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports dropped 10.7% year-on-year. Port inventory increased 8.5% year-on-year.
Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports increased 1.3% while the port inventory increased 8.5%.
Cargo throughput and container volume at the three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, increased 20.3% and 10.6% year-on-year, respectively.
In May, the cargo throughput at major coastal Chinese ports up 4.6% year-on-year while the container volume at eight major ports increased 11%.
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