China's cargo throughput maintains stable growth in first 10 months

Source: Xinhua| 2020-11-22 21:01:12|Editor: huaxia

BEIJING, Nov. 22 (Xinhua) -- China's cargo throughput at ports posted stable growth in the first 10 months of 2020, expanding 3.7 percent year on year to 11.93 billion tonnes, official data shows.

At the beginning of 2020, the Ministry of Transport expanded the statistical range from major ports to all ports across the country.

Foreign-trade cargo throughput stood at 3.76 billion tonnes in the Jan.-Oct. period, up 4.4 percent year on year, according to the ministry.

Meanwhile, the container throughput at ports dipped by 0.03 percent year on year to 217 million twenty-foot equivalent units during the same period, the ministry said. Enditem