Los Angeles’ July Container Volumes Set Year High

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Thursday, August 15, 2013

The Port of Los Angeles has released its July 2013 cargo volumes. July overall volumes totaled 715,640 20-Foot Equivalent (TEU) containers, the busiest cargo month of 2013. Compared to July 2012, volumes slipped 1.48%.

Imports edged downward by .3%, from 371,859 Twenty-Foot Equivalent (TEU) containers in July 2012 to 370,745 TEUs this July. Exports decreased 4.83%, from 165,581 TEUs in July  2012 to 157,585 TEUs in July 2013.

Combined, total loaded imports and exports for July decreased 1.69%, from 537,440 TEUs last July to 528,331 TEUs in July 2013. Factoring in empties, which decreased.86% year over year, overall July 2013 volumes (715,640 TEUs) dropped 1.48% compared to July  2012 (715,640 TEUs).

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