Among the various transportation methods, maritime transport, or shipping, is the most important for China. Photo: Bloomberg
Among the various transportation methods, maritime transport, or shipping, is the most important for China. Photo: Bloomberg
China trade

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China shipping: from its monopoly on containers, to its critical role in the global supply chain

  • Behind China’s economic might is the world’s biggest shipping industry, and 2021 has seen it tested like never before
  • China has seven of the world’s top 10 container ports, plus about 400 smaller ones

Among the various transportation methods, maritime transport, or shipping, is the most important for China. Photo: Bloomberg
Among the various transportation methods, maritime transport, or shipping, is the most important for China. Photo: Bloomberg
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