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Port of Los Angeles volumes up by 5.4pct in January 2019

Logistic News - Published on Tue, 19 Feb 2019

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The Port of Los Angeles processed 852,449 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units in January, the busiest January in the Port’s 112-year history. The volume represents a 5.4% jump over last January and marks the seventh consecutive month the Port has handled more than 800,000 TEUs. January 2019 imports increased 1.7% to 429,923 TEUs compared to the previous year. Exports decreased 3.4% to 144,993 TEUs while empty containers increased 17.7% to 277,534 TEUs. Combined, January overall volumes were 852,449 TEUs, a 5.4% increase compared to last year.

The Port of Los Angeles is America’s premier port and has a strong commitment to developing innovatively strategic and sustainable operations that benefit Southern California’s economy and quality of life. North America’s leading seaport by container volume and cargo value, the Port of Los Angeles facilitated $272 billion in trade during 2016. San Pedro Bay port complex operations and commerce facilitate one in nine jobs in the five-county Southern California region.

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Posted By : Joykumar Irom on Tue, 19 Feb 2019
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