As seen in the table, the port of Shanghai has remained the busiest port of the country with 11.47 million TEUs, despite its year-on-year container volume decline.
The port of Ningbo & Zhoushan is the second busiest box port in China with 8.19 million TEUs, achieving a year-on-year increase of 3.5%. In the third place, we find the port of Shenzhen with 6.17 million TEUs, however with a year-on-year drop of 4.9%.
Meanwhile, the largest percentage growths were registered at the ports of Dalian, Yinkou and Rizao. Dalian marked a year-on-year container growth of 19.7%, Yinkou achieved a 16.9% increase and Rizao saw its TEU volumes rise 15.8%.
On the other hand, Shanghai and Shenzhen were the only ports that suffered a container volume decline. Shanghai reported a 6.4% container volume decrease, while Shenzhen port saw its box throughput fall by 4.9%.