Export container volume dropped 0.1% year-on-year, while the inland container volume declined 5.7% in late December. Among which, the ports of Shanghai and Yantian posted over 10% growth rate.
Cargo throughput at major coastal Chinese ports increased 12%, and the export cargo throughput increased 18% year-on-year.
Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports increased 32.5% year-on-year, among which the port of Yantai, Rizhao and Ningbo-Zhoushan posted a growth rate of over 50%.
Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports increased 12.1% year-on-year, among which the port of Rizhao posted a substantial growth rate of over 175%.
Cargo throughput at the three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, declined 31.2% while the container volume increased 7%.
For the whole month of December, cargo throughput at major coastal Chinese ports increased 8.4%, while the container volume at eight major ports slightly up 0.3%.
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