In its monthly statistical report of cargo, vessels and passengers, the agency reported that 2.15m teu were handled through the Pacific ports, down 9.8% compared to 2.38m teu in the first half of 2019.
In this first half of 2020 the Port of Manzanillo handled 1.4m teu, down 7.1% compared to 1.51m teu previously; while Lazaro Cardenas moved 523,589 teu, down 20.9% from 662,060 teu in January-June 2019.
Based on the report prepared by the SCT General Coordination of Ports and Merchant Marine, the ports of the Gulf of Mexico handled moved a total of 981,384 teu in January-June 2020, down 13.6% from 1.14m teu in the first half of 2019.
The Port of Veracruz handled 494,202 teu, down 13.1% if compared with 568,906 teu in 2019; Altamira reached 374,330 teu, down 15.7% from 444,258 teu the previous year.
Mexico’s cargo imports fell 10.9% and exports also fell 11.2 % during the first half of 2020.
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