Container volumes rise at Shanghai port 

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By Jite Eriabie 

China’s Shanghai port has moved higher container volumes in August compared to the same month of last year, according to figures released by Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

In August, the Chinese port of Shanghai registered throughput of 3.46m teu, an increase of 4.5% compared to 3.31m teu recorded in the same month of 2016, data from SIPG showed.

Last month’s volumes were relatively stable compared to 3.44m teu seen in July this year.

In the first eight months of 2017, Shanghai port posted a total throughput of 25.5m teu, representing a hike of 4.2% compared to 24.47m teu handled in the previous corresponding period.  

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