Guangzhou port reports sustained growth in container throughput

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Aerial photo taken on July 17, 2021 shows the Nansha Port Area of Guangzhou  Port in Guangzhou City, south China's Guangdong Province. (Xinhua/Geng  Xinning)

GUANGZHOU,  Dec. 3 (Xinhua) -- Guangzhou port in the southern Chinese city of  Guangzhou is expected to see a 5.9 percent year-on-year growth in  container throughput in the first 11 months of this year, according to  the Guangzhou Port Group Friday.

Roughly 20.62 million twenty-foot equivalent unit (TEU) containers and 484.5  million tonnes of cargos are estimated to have been handled via the port during the period, said the company.

Since the beginning of this year, Guangzhou Port has vigorously expanded its  foreign trade liner routes. A net increase of 20 foreign trade routes  was reported, and the number of international container liner routes has now reached 140.

From January to November, the port's foreign trade cargo throughput and  foreign trade container throughput achieved positive growth for 11  consecutive months, with year-on-year increases of 14.8 percent and 11  percent, respectively.

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