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BUSAN, Jun 28 (FAM) – Container throughput at trade ports in South Korea increased 8.5% year on year to 2.36 million TEUs from 2.175 million TEUs in May, according to an announcement made by the nation’s Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries.

Exports and imports swelled 8% to 1.395 million TEUs in total, while transshipment (T/S) containers were even more brisk, growing 9.5% to 946,000 TEUs.  In the first five months (January-May), the ports handled a total of 11.239 million TEUs, which improved 5.3% from the corresponding months of 2016.

 

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