Despite fears of an economic slowdown and the Chinese New Year factory shutdown starting earlier this year than in 2013, most of China’s top container ports recorded healthy levels of throughput growth last month, according to the latest figures from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
Port of Qingdao
22 Dec 2013
Container ports in northern China are continuing to see far stronger growth than those further south as the economy moves away from its reliance on export-led expansion.
04 Aug 2013
SHANGHAI, China — The global economy is improving and shipping demand is growing gradually, but neither is occurring rapidly enough to ease the overcapacity ocean carriers face, according to a senior executive with the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.