Shenzhen container volume falls 18pc in first 10 months

Time:2009-11-27 Browse:15 Author:RISINGSUN

SHENZHEN port handled 14.8 million TEU in the first 10 months, down 18 per cent and narrowing one per cent over the first nine months, reports Xinhua.
The port`s cargo throughput declined 13 per cent year on year to 157 million tonnes in the first 10 months, coupled with a civic freight volume of 180 million tonnes, up 13.9 per cent.
Shenzhen Airport`s mail volume declined 3.5 per cent while its passenger volume increased 13.8 per cent. The city`s passenger transport volume also fell 5.5 per cent to 1.21 billion people with a turnover of 44.72 billion passengers per kilometre.