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Shanghai retains crown as the world’s busiest container port

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Container volume at Shanghai port in 2021 ranked number one globally for the 12 consecutive years amid the Covid-19 outbreak.

The port posted a container volume of over 47m teu in 2021, including 32m teu for international trading, an increase of around 3% year-on-year, and 6.3m teu for domestic market, an increase of around 2.3%.

In 2021, international transhipment container volume at Shanghai port exceeded 6m teu for the first time, up around 13.4% year-on-year.

Shanghai Port is accelerating its digital transformation and improving port operation efficiency, exploring more innovations for ensuring the stable operation of supply chain.