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Chuanshan Port Station of Ningbo-Zhoushan Railway opens

At 11 o'clock on April 15, as the first container was steadily unloaded from the "Huzhou-Ningbo Zhoushan Port" sea-rail intermodal train, the Ningbo Zhoushan Port Railway Chuanshan Port Station was officially opened. The development of railway intermodal transportation is of great significance to the construction of the Belt and Road Initiative.

Ningbo Zhoushan Port is the only port in the world with an annual cargo throughput of more than 1.1 billion tons and the third largest port with annual container throughput. It is a “hard-core” force in the joint construction of the Belt and Road Initiative.

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Credit report of Ningbo Port Enterprises issued

On February 20, the "Arabian Al Ain" container ship was operated at the berth No. 9 of the container terminal in the Chuanshan’gang port area of Ningbo Zhoushan Port.

How to build a healthy, harmonious, fair and transparent port business environment and help build a world-class port? One of Ningbo's explorations and practices is to speed up the construction of the port integrity system and continue to optimize the port's business environment.

A few days ago, under the guidance of the Municipal Port Office, the joint evaluation of the 2019 Ningbo Port Enterprise Credit Evaluation Results by the Ningbo Shipping Exchange and other units was officially released. According to reports, the total number of enterprises evaluated this time was 1,848, an increase of 502 over the previous year, an increase of 37.3%. Among them, there were 166 Class A companies, an increase of 17 year-on-year, 1,622 Class B companies, 52 Class C companies, and 8 Class D companies.

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Historical “double 11” breakthrough of Ningbo Zhoushan Port

On January 15, Ningbo Zhoushan Port released the following information: according to statistics from Zhejiang Port and Shipping Management Center, the total cargo handling capacity of this port reaches 1.119 billion tons in 2019, making it the only mega port in the world with an annual figure overtaking 1.1 billion tons and ranking first in the world for 11 consecutive years. Its container handling capacity exceeded 27.53 million, ranking among the top three in the world.

“As the largest comprehensive cargo hub, Ningbo Zhoushan Port has complete wharves and deals with all kinds of goods. Cargo like mine, coal and oil associated with the sustainability of national economy all can be transferred and dealt here”, said person concerned from Ningbo Zhoushan Port.

Experts in Port circle suggested that the double “11” breakthrough is of great significance to the integrated high quality development of Zhejiang Sea Ports

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Import and export volume of Ningbo Port hits a historical high

According to the statistics from Ningbo Customs, the total value of import and export of Ningbo Port in 2017 reached 17 trillion yuan, up by 6.7% over the previous year, hitting a historical high in terms of the scale. To be specific, the export volume stood at 12 trillion yuan, up by 9.4%, and the import volume stood at 498.89 billion yuan, up by 0.6%, with the trade surplus of 710.86 billion yuan, up by 16.6%.

In terms of the variety of the enterprises, the private import and export enterprises achieved a total import and export volume of over 11 trillion yuan, up by 10.5%, accounting for 66.4% of the total, with a contribution rate of 100% to the growth of the port foreign trade. The foreign-funded import and export enterprises achieved a total import and export volume of 293.78 billion yuan, up by 3.6%. While the state-owned import and export enterprises achieved a total import and export volume of 279.04 billion yuan, down by 3.8%.

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Zhoushan Port's container throughput in the first half of the year reached 13.9 million container

The latest production report of Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group shows that in the first half of 2019, the container throughput of Ningbo Zhoushan Port reached 13.9 million TEUs, an increase of 4.7% year-on-year, and the growth rate increased by 1.7 percentage points from the first quarter. Among them, the container throughput of countries and regions along the “Belt and Road” accounted for more than 40%.

Since the beginning of 2019, Ningbo Zhoushan Port has been striving to improve the port service level and accelerate the “paperless” reform of the port. At the same time, through the expansion of container yards, the improvement of dock berthing capacity, and the provision of intelligent equipment, the efficiency of port collection and distribution is further enhanced.

The strong growth of import and domestic trade has become an important driving force for container throughput recovery. Since the beginning of 2019, Ningbo Port has maintained steady growth in Asian traditional trading partners such as Japan, South Korea and the ASEAN market. According to the statistics of Ningbo Zhoushan Port Group, the throughput of the first half of the year to Southeast Asia and the

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