Sydney, Brisbane box trade down in August
Container trade through both Port Botany and Brisbane was lower in August this year than in August 2011.
There has been a slowing in comparative trade at Sydney (pictured) as well as Brisbane.
Port Botany box exports actually rose 2%, from 88,452 teu in August 2011 to 90,460 teu in August 2012, but a sharp decline in box imports produced an overall decrease in container trade through Sydney’s port.
Container imports through Port Botany...
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