Container volume up 6.3% in major Chinese ports 

Chinese ports exceed 90 million TEU in the first four months of 2022

Container volume at eight major Chinese ports was up 6.3% year-on-year in June.

Chinese container ports showed solid growth in June this year despite continued supply chain disruption with an increase of 6.3% on the same month in 2021. However, June 2021 saw the closure of much of Yantian International Container terminal due to a Covid outbreak.

While container volumes were up overall cargo throughput was down 0.4% in June 2022 compared to the previous year.

In late June 2022 the rate increase slowed slightly to 5% year-on-year. Export container volume up 4.1% while domestic volume grew 7.8%. 

Cargo throughput at major coastal hub ports increased 2.9% while international trade cargo throughput dropped 0.6%.

Crude oil shipments at major coastal ports fell 9.9% year-on-year. The port of Rizhao posted the highest rise in volume with a growth rate of 45.4%.

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