China ports container volume rises 11.3% from January to August 2021，Ningbo Containerized Freight Index rises in September
=From January to August 2021, the cargo volume of China ports was 10260.3million tons, a year-on-year increase of 10.4%; the container throughput of China ports was186.7million TEU, a year-on-year increase of 11.1%. The chart below shows the cargo throughput and container throughput data of the major ports in China.
In terms of container freight rates, the average value of the Ningbo Container Freight index (NCFI)1 in September was quotes 4144.9 points, have an increase of 7.31% compare to last month. From Ningbo to the North America route, cargo volume still remain in high level，and transport demand is hot in traditional peak season.
Most of the voyages departing with full loads , and the market freight rate had risen slightly after the half of this year. The average freight rate of 40GP from Ningbo Port to Los Angeles port in September was $7004, have an increase of 6.8% compare to last month, from Ningbo Port to New York port was $8133, increase of 26.2% month-on-month.