Monthly year-over-year percentage change* in TEU volume with monthly price index.
The December CTS price index in the Asia-to-Europe westbound trade lane fell 4 points from November to 98, 2 points below the index peg 2008=100 and the lowest index level since December 2009.
The December Asia-to-Europe TEU volume advanced 7.1 percent sequentially, slowing growth to 7.4 percent year-over-year, yet 16.9 percent above December 2008 results. The 13.5 million-TEU volume for calendar 2010 was 17.7 percent higher year-over-year.
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Data Included: 12/2010
*Estimated dry and reefer trade volume total for all trade lane container carriers.
Source: CTS — Container Trades Statistics Ltd., www.containerstatistics.com