Foreign trade cargo throughput reached 2.08 billion tons

- Jul 20, 2018-

In the first half of this year, the transportation and production of China's major ports were running smoothly, the cargo throughput of ports and foreign trade cargo throughput maintained growth, and the container throughput increased rapidly. Port cargo throughput and foreign trade cargo throughput maintained growth, with cargo throughput of ports above 6.54 billion tons, up 2.4% year on year. Foreign trade cargo throughput reached 2.08 billion tons, up 2.9 percent year on year. Container throughput grew rapidly, with over 120 million teus of container throughput completed at ports of larger size, up 5.4 percent year on year.