The volume of containers handled by at terminals operated by the Guangzhou Port Group increased by 10.3 percent year-over-year in the first half of 2011 to 5.2 million 20-foot equivalent units.
Nansha Port on the Pearl River Delta, which is part of the Guangzhou port zone, handled 3.9 million TEUs, an increase of 12.7 percent from the year-earlier period, the state-owned port group said Wednesday.
During the first half of 2011, the volume of export containers moving through Nansha Port increased 41.3 percent, with exports to the U.S. up 18.5 percent; to Europe up 9 percent,; the Middle East up 166 percent; Intra-Asia up 18.7 percent; Africa up 232.5 percent; and to Oceania up 35.8 percent.
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