Container port throughput, 2017
World container port throughput stood at 752 million TEU in 2017, reflecting an additional 42.3 million TEU, an amount equivalent to volumes handled by Shanghai, the world’s busiest port in 2017.
Global container port volumes up by 6 per cent in 2017, following two years of weak performance.
Ship scrapping by country of demolition, 2014-2017
Over the period 2014-2017, four countries represented more than 91% of global ship-scrapping activity:
Bangladesh, Pakistan, China and India.
Trade matrix, 2017
According to the trade matrix, trade in fuel has recovered in 2017.
The share of fuels in global merchandise exports increased to 11%, after a fourteen years low in 2016.
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