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China exported 423 vessels in October 2023, an increase of 72% year-on-year, according to official data released by General Administration of Customs.

Total exported vessel volume for January-October was 3,940, an increase of 20.2% compared with the same period of last year.

Liquid cargo carriers export number was 14 in October, maintaining the same level year-on-year while the total export volume for the first ten months was 115, an increase of 8.5%.

Containerships and bulk cargo vessels export amount was 17 and 26 in October, growing 13.3% and 30%; while the volume for January-October was 148 and 260, up 59.1% and 4.4% respectively.

In October, China imported 198 vessels a growth of 38.5%. Imported vessels of the first 10 months totalled 3,410, growing 18.4% year-on-year.

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