Search 简体 Wechat
Home > Latest

Guangzhou Port processes 600 million tons of cargo in 2018 | Updated:2018-12-29

Guangzhou Port, the economic and transport center of the Pearl River Delta region, processed over 600 million tons and 21.8 million TEUs of cargo in 2018.

The news was released by Yuan Yue, deputy head of the Guangzhou Port Authority, at a government press conference held in Guangzhou on Dec 27.

Guangzhou Port consists of Nansha Port, Huangpu Port, Panyu Port, Huadu Port and Xintang Port. It is the largest port in South China, connecting with over 400 ports in more than 100 countries worldwide.

By the end of 2018, Guangzhou Port offered a total of 209 shipping routes, including 103 foreign trade routes.

According to statistics from the Guangzhou Port Authority, the port processed 570 million tons of cargo and 20.01 million TEUs from January to November, a year-on-year increase of 5.2 percent and 7.5 percent, respectively.

The Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area now boasts a world-class cluster of ports. Among the top 10 regions in the world in terms of cargo-processing capacity, the Greater Bay Area consists of three major ports – Guangzhou Port, Shenzhen Port and Hong Kong Port, all of which handled over 20 million TEUs this year.

According to Yuan, Guangzhou Port will participate in the development and operation of overseas ports in 2019, and lead the construction of a world-class shipping hub in the Greater Bay Area.


Cargo is loaded onto ships at Nansha Port. [Photo provided to]

Copyright © Foreign Affairs Office of Guangzhou Municipal Government,
Hong Kong and Macao Affairs Office of Guangzhou Municipal Government All rights reserved.
Presented by China Daily.