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07 August 2022 The on-line newspaper devoted to the world of transports 22:13 GMT+2

July 22, 2022

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In the second quarter of 2022, freight traffic in South Korean ports decreased by -5.1%

Containers have been pairs to 7,29 million teu (- 6.0%)

After five consecutive quarters of growth following the four of decline of the year 2020, coinciding with the major impact on national port activities of the pandemic of Covid-19, in the second quarter of 2022 the traffic of goods in the South Korean ports has returned to decrease having amounted to 374.0 million tons, with a reduction of -5.1% on the corresponding period of 2021. The contraction was determined by the decrease of -6.2% of import-export traffic which stood at 314.9 million tonnes, while the national traffic has marked an increase of +1.2% rising to 59.1 million tons.

In the second quarter of this year the only traffic of the container handled by South Korean ports of call was pari a 7,29 milioni di teu (- 6.0%), of which 4,13 million teu in import-export (-6.8%), 3.11 million teu in transhipment (-4.9%) and 43 thousand teu of cabotiero traffic (0%). The port of Busan alone has enlivened a total containerized traffic of 5.63 million teu (-4.6%).

In the entire first half of 2022, the total traffic of goods was 762.98 million tons, with a decrease of -2.3% on the first half of last year, of to which 646,10 million tonnes of import goods and export (-3.5%) and 116.88 million tons of traffic national (+4.8%). The only container traffic was pari a 14,52 milioni di teu (- 3.7%), of which 8,26 million teu in import-export (-5.0%), 6.17 million teu of traffic of transhipment (-1.9%) and 96 thousand teu of cabotiero traffic (+1.1%).

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