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China's cargo, container throughput rise in Jan-Oct

Updated: Nov 29, 2021 Xinhua Print
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Aerial photo taken on April 6, 2021 shows a view of the automated container terminal of Shanghai's Yangshan Port. [Photo/Xinhua]

Cargo and container throughput at China's ports registered stable growth in the first ten months of the year, data from the Ministry of Transport showed.

From January to October, cargo throughput at China's ports totaled 12.87 billion tons, up 7.8 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry.

The country's container throughput at ports during the period climbed 8.4 percent from a year ago to 235.48 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), the ministry said.

Last month, China's ports handled over 1.32 billion tons of cargo, while container throughput stood at 24.52 million TEUs, according to the ministry.

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