Port of LA Container Volumes Up 7.75% YTD

Posted by Eric Haun
Friday, August 15, 2014

The Port of Los Angeles has released its July 2014 containerized cargo volumes. In July 2014, overall volumes increased 0.25 percent compared to July 2013. Total cargo for July was 717,407.00 Twenty-Foot Equivalent Units (TEUs).

Container imports dropped 1.98 percent, from 370,745.55 TEUs in July 2013 to 363,393.50 TEUs in July 2014. Exports rose 3.62 percent, from 157,585.50 TEUs in July 2013 to 163,294.50 TEUs in July 2014.

Combined, total loaded imports and exports decreased 0.31 percent, from 528,331.05 TEUs in July 2013 to 526,688.00 TEUs in July 2014. Factoring in empties, which increased 1.82 percent year over year, overall July 2014 volumes (717,407.00 TEUs) rose 0.25 percent compared to July 2013 (715,640.25 TEUs).

For the first seven months of calendar year 2014, overall volumes (4,769,634.55 TEUs) have increased 7.75 percent compared to the same period in 2013. July is the first month of the Port’s 2014-2015 fiscal year.


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