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Box throughput at Chinese ports grows

Chinese ports handled a total of 21.11 million TEUs of containers in October, up 4.1% year on year, according to the nation’s Ministry of Transport (MOT). Throughput increased at both coastal and inland river ports, growing 4% to 19.58 million TEUs and 4.7% to 2.53 million TEUs.

In the first 10 months (January-October), 217.29 million TEUs were moved to and from China, up 4.5%. Containers to and from coastal ports accounted for 192.57 million TEUs, up 4%, while they were more brisk to and from inland river ports, swelling 8.7% to 24.72 million TEUs.


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