In January the transatlantic routes container volumes increased by 11.4%
Published:2015-03-17 16:26:23    Text Size:【BIG】【MEDIUM】【SMALL
Container Trades Statistics data show that in January 2015, European and north American routes datas of 288300 TEU, rose 10.1%, among them, the northern Europe to North America across the Atlantic route datas of 198600 TEU, increased 11.4% year-on-year, the Mediterranean Sea to the north American routes datas of 89700 TEU, year-on-year increase of 7.3%.Container traffic increases push CTS in Europe and North America index of the line to 88, reached its highest since September 2014.Compared with North America to Europe route datas of 187200 TEU, fell 11.9% year on year, among them, the north to the Mediterranean route datas of 72800 TEU, plunged 16.8% year-on-year.Influenced by datas in decline, CTS North America to Europe route freight index dropped to 86, to reach the lowest since October 2009.According to the analysis, the benefit from the recent dollar continued to be strong, European goods become cheaper, while the U.S. economic recovery and increased the goods import demand, container freight for Europe to North America routes.MDS Transmodal, according to data from Europe to North America exports of goods mainly drinks, road engineering machinery and general industrial products.The goods exported to Europe and North America is mainly paper and paperboard, fruits, vegetables, and electronic equipment.
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