Monthly year-over-year percentage change* in TEU volume with monthly price index.
Europe-to-North America containerized volume declined 4.1 percent in December from a month earlier, but was up 5.4 percent from December 2010, the 13th consecutive year-over-year increase, according to Container Trades Statistics. For the full year, volume grew 12.3 percent from 2009, to 3.2 million TEUs, but was still down 4.7 percent from 2008.
The Europe-North America CTS price index increased 1 point in December from November to 87, its highest level since the index began in January 2009.
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Data Included: 12/2010
Source: CTS — Container Trades Statistics, www.containerstatistics.com