Container throughput at Shanghai ports rise by 5.1% in six months 

Shanghai International Port

Container throughput at China’s Shanghai port has risen by 5.1% in the first half of this year compared to the year-ago period, according to Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG).

In the first six months, the world’s busiest container port recorded a total throughput of 21.54 million TEU, an increase of 5.1% compared to 20.5 million TEU in the same period of last year, data from SIPG showed.

Looking at the monthly numbers, the Chinese port handled 3.76 million TEU in June, up 4.4% compared to 3.6 million TEU in June 2018.

Last month’s volume, meanwhile, was unchanged from the same 3.76 million TEU recorded in May this year.

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