Global container shipping throughput 2016-2019

In December 2019, the gobal container shipping throughut recorded an index value of 112.8, a slight decrease from 114.6 in November 2019 and significantly lower than the value of 121.1 reported in July 2019.

For the container throughput index a baseline value of 100 is assigned to 2015.

Global container shipping throughput from January 2016 to December 2019

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Release date

February 2020



Survey time period

January 2016 to December 2019

Supplementary notes

The index includes the information on container throughput in 89 international ports, and which accounts for around 60 percent of global container throughput.

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