Monthly year-over-year percentage change* in TEU volume with monthly price index.
The December monthly CTS Price Index in the North America-to-Europe eastbound trade lane remained at 107, a point off the September-October index record and 19 points above the December 2009 index.
The North America-to-Europe 2.73 million-TEU volume in calendar 2010 was 9.4 percent more than calendar 2009 but 18 percent below calendar 2008.
Although December eastbound volume was 4.7 percent below November and 3.5 percent off year-over-year, it was 11.5 percent above December 2008.
Roll Over Data Points for Exact Figures
Data Included: 12/2010
*Estimated total volume for all trade lane container carriers
CTS — Container Trades Statistics Ltd., www.containerstatistics.com