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.