Container export volumes increased 4.9% while the domestic volume grow 1.1%. Among which, export container volume at Tianjin port, Shanghai port and Xiamen port all posted a growth rate of over 20%.
Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports up 4% year on year while the international trade cargo throughput increased 2.5%.
Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports dropped 3.2% year on year, while metal ore shipments declined 10.5%.
In late August, the port throughput at three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing dropped 7.9%, the container volume increased 0.8%.
For the whole month of August, cargo throughput at major Chinese coastal ports increased 0.7% year on year. The container volume at eight major ports increased 4%.
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