China container throughput up 10% in June

Foreign trade volume accounted for 67% of China’s container throughput in June, remaining at the same level as May.

Containers generating from the Bohai Rim region increased 10% year on year.

Dalian, Tianjin, Qingdao, Shanghai, Ningbo, Xiamen, Shenzhen and Guangzhou posted year-on-year growth of 6% in their aggregate box volume in June, similar to May.

Shenzhen’s growth accelerated to 6%, with Guangzhou reporting a significant increase from 3% in May to 6% in June.

Those from the Yangtze River and Pearl River Delta port’s throughput grew at a more modest 4%.

As peak season opens, the industry expects China sea freight growth to continue.