Coal, iron ore bump up port numbers in June

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Published: July 23, 2018 12:38 AM

Led by a rise in thermal coal (16% share) and coking coal (7% share) volumes and a rebound in iron ore (6% share) shipments, cargo traffic across major ports grew ~8% YoY in June. Container (21% share) traffic too maintained its momentum. However, petroleum, oil and lubricants (36% share) registered negative growth.

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Led by a rise in thermal coal (16% share) and coking coal (7% share) volumes and a rebound in iron ore (6% share) shipments, cargo traffic across major ports grew ~8% YoY in June. Container (21% share) traffic too maintained its momentum. However, petroleum, oil and lubricants (36% share) registered negative growth.

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