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Major Chinese ports container volume up 26.8% in late July

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Container volume at eight major Chinese ports surged 26.8% year-on-year in late July, according to statistics released by China Ports and Harbors Association.

Export container volume grew 29.3% while the domestic volume increased 19.3%.

Growth rates at both Dalian port and Ningbo-Zhoushan port exceeded 65%, and the port of Shanghai’s rate climbed 54%. 

Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports increased 18.5%. The international trade cargo throughput grew 12.7% while domestic volume increased 23.93%.

Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports up 16.1% year-on-year. Among which the port of Ningbo-Zhoushan and Yantai posted a growth rate over 60%.

Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports increased 16.7% while the port inventory went up 17.52%.

In late July, cargo throughput and container volume at three major Yangtze River ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing, increased 35.6% and 12.5%. 

Major Chinese ports maintained stable operation for the whole month of July. Container volume at eight main container ports increased 12.7% year-on-year. The international trading container volume rose 14.5% while inland trading volume up 7.1%.

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