Chinese Shipyard Orders Plummet 47% in 2011

Tuesday, January 03, 2012

Chinese shipbuilding orders fell last year as global economic growth slowed, Xinhua News Agency reported, citing data from the National Development and Reform Commission.

New orders dropped 47 percent to 33.69 million deadweight tonnes from January to November, Xinhua said.

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