GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

BEIJING, Nov 28 (FAM) – China’s top eight container ports’ throughput grew 4.3 per cent year on year in October to 12.98 million TEU with domestic trade again showing the faster growth at 8.9 per cent to 3.52 million TEU, according to a CITI Research note. Foreign trade throughput increased 2.6 per cent to 9.46 million TEU.

Of the three regions, the Yangtze River Delta (YRD) volume grew the fastest in October when the volume rebounded with a 6.1 per cent year-on-year increase to a total of 4.33 million TEU.