Panama: Cargo Movement Figures

Between January and October 2019, the national port system mobilized 77 thousand metric tons of cargo, a figure 11% higher than that reported in the same period of 2018.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

According to figures from the General Comptroller of the Republic only last October reported a 3% year-on-year increase in cargo movement, rising from 7.5 million metric tons in the tenth month of 2018 to 7.8 million metric tons in the same period of 2019.

Regarding the movement of accumulated cargo, between January to October 2018 and the same period of 2019 increased from 69.3 million to 77 million, equivalent to a rise of 11%.

For the periods in question the movement of containers also registered a slight increase, in this case was 4%, going from 5.82 million TEUs to 6 million TEUs.

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