Container throughput via Vietnamese seaports grows in double-digit up to August

August 18, 2021 | 16:44
Container throughput via Vietnamese seaports hit double-digit growth in the year to date, despite COVID-19, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.
Container throughput via Vietnamese seaports grows in double-digit up to August
Containers passing through a Vietnamese seaport

A representative of the Vietnam Maritime Administration (VMA) said that the volume of goods and commodities shipped via Vietnamese seaports was estimated at over 480.4 million tonnes in the year to date, up 4 per cent on-year.

Meanwhile, container throughputs rose 18 per cent on-year to nearly 16.8 million TEUs. Of the total, export container throughput was 5.4 million TEUs, up 16 per cent, and over 5.5 million TEUs was import container throughput, up 21 per cent, from the same period last year.

Some seaports witnessing the highest container throughput in the first seven months of 2021 were Quang Nam, My Tho, Haiphong, and Ho Chi Minh City. Meanwhile, seaports at Quang Ninh, Danang, and Can Tho saw strong falls in container throughput, according to the VMA.

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By Bich Thuy

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