World seaborne trade - carried by containers 1980-2017

This statistic represents the volume of international seaborne trade carried by container ships from 1980 through 2017. Globally, seaborne containerized cargo amounted to around 1.83 billion tons loaded in 2017.

International seaborne trade carried by container ships from 1980 to 2017

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Sources

Release date

2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

1980 to 2017

Supplementary notes

For 2006–2017, the breakdown by cargo type is based on data from Clarksons Research, Shipping Review and Outlook and Seaborne Trade Monitor, various issues.

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