BEIJING — China’s cargo throughput at ports posted stable growth in the first 10 months of 2020, expanding 3.7 percent year-on-year to 11.93 billion tonnes, official data shows.

At the beginning of 2020, the Ministry of Transport expanded the statistical range from major ports to all ports across the country.

Foreign-trade cargo throughput stood at 3.76 billion tonnes in the Jan-Oct period, up 4.4 percent year-on-year, according to the ministry.

Meanwhile, the container throughput at ports dipped by 0.03 percent year-on-year to 217 million twenty-foot equivalent units during the same period, the ministry said.

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