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Container cargo throughput at Vietnam’s seaports rises in Jan-Feb

By Truc Dao

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HCMC – A total of 4.05 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) of container cargo were put through the seaports nationwide in the first two months of this year, up by 27% versus the year-ago period, according to the Vietnam Maritime Administration.

Import volume rose by 20% year-on-year to 1.3 million TEUs while export volume increased by 19% compared to the same period last year to 1.25 million TEUs.

The transportation of domestic container cargo through local seaports shot up by 40% to 1.48 million TEUs, reported the Government news site (baochinhphu.vn).

Container throughput at seaports in major cities and provinces such as Haiphong, HCMC, and Vung Tau grew by 40-60% over the corresponding period. Meanwhile, other provinces like Danang, Dong Nai, Nghe An, Dong Thap, and Can Tho saw growth of 49-144%.

Data from the Vietnam Maritime Administration under the Ministry of Transport showed that the total volume of goods through seaports in the first two months of 2024 reached an estimated 111.6 million tons, up 8% compared to the same period last year.

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