Chinese container exports accelerated in February, despite declining demand in certain areas, according to the Shanghai Transportation Exchange.
The average freight index of the China Containerized Freight Index in February was 886.56 points. This is 3.5% more than one month earlier. The sub-index of exports to the ports of the Mediterranean Sea showed the greatest growth, while the index of exports to the ports of New Zealand and Australia, on the contrary, declined.
The average value of the index for the first two months of the current year was 869.34 points. For comparison, the average for the last year was only 817.8 points.