( – FocusAsia Media Ltd)

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SHANGHAI, Apr 12 (FAM) – China’s Shanghai port handled a total of 3.43 million TEU in March, a 14.3 per cent increase compared to the year-ago period, according to figures from Shanghai International Port (Group) Co (SIPG).

Last month’s throughput surged 29.6 per cent compared to February’s volume of 2.65 million TEU, data from SIPG showed, according to Seatrade Maritime News, Cochester, UK.