Export containers

Source:Agencies Published: 2018/9/9 20:28:40

China's container transport for export purposes gained momentum in August, according to data from the Shanghai Shipping Exchange, the Xinhua News Agency reported over the weekend.

The average China Export Containerized Freight Index stood at 830.22 points in August, up 1.2 percent from a month earlier, as the market was in a "traditional peak season," the exchange said in a statement.

Since the beginning of this year, the index averaged 803.45, lower than the average of 820.47 last year.

In August, the sub-indices for the US, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, and Japan all rose to different extents, the data showed.

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