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Major Chinese ports container volume up 4.7% in mid-Nov

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Container volume at eight major Chinese ports increased 4.7% year-on-year in mid-November.

Export container volume increased 5.2% while the domestic volume grew 3.2%. Among which, the port of Dalian posted an increasing rate of 20.8%. Export containers number also kept growing during the period of mid-November. 

Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports increased 1.08%. International trade cargo throughput grew 1.35% while domestic volume increased 0.84%.

Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports rose 7.9%, especially the port of Yantai had achieved 73% growth while the port of Dalian got 54% growth year-on-year. 

Metal ore shipments at major Chinese ports increased 9.9% year-on-year, while port inventory grew 4.39%. Among which, the port of Ningbo-Zhoushan posted a growth rate of 27%.

In mid-November, the three major Yangtze river ports, Nanjing, Wuhan and Chongqing posted 11.3% and 15.8% growth for cargo throughput and container volume, respectively.