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

Explainer |
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

Topic |   China trade
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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