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Haicang port H1 cargo traffic grows 20.7% yoy to 3.12 million TEU

01 August 2017 | China
 

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The Chinese port of Haicang in Xiamen saw first half container throughput rise 20.7% year on year to 3.12 million Twenty Foot Equivalent Unit (TEU).

From January to June, import and export volumes totalled 2.49 million TEU, up 21.43% compared to the same period a year earlier. Within this total, imports grew 19.5% to 1.27 million TEU, while exports rose 23.4% to 1.21 million TEU.

Domestic trade volumes were up by 4.41% at 632,100 TEU. Haicang port covers an area measuring 12.4 square kilometers.

The port's expansion plan calls for the development of up to 36 storage facilities capable of handling 10,000 tonnes of cargo. The deep-water port is forecast to handle 90 million tonnes of goods annually.

   
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