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Increased container volumes at Colombo Port

Container volumes at the Port of Colombo in Sri Lanka saw a 5.1 percent increase in September compared to the same period last year, local media reports said on Monday.

According to official statistics, the Port of Colombo handled 604,400 containers in September while domestic container volumes were up 2.5 percent to 108,735.

Transshipment volumes were up 5.2 percent to 483,240 TEUs in September and total volumes were up 5.5 percent to 4.366 million TEUs.

Read more on Xinhua.

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