Cargo throughput at the Port of Shanghai (China) amounted to 590 million tons.
Cargo handling volumes at the world's largest port of (China) reached 590 million tons in 2009. Containers transshipment in the reporting period exceeded 25 million TEUs, making Shanghai the second port in the world, the Port Authority said. "We have built up basic infrastructure for an international shipping center, and we have a large (cargo) throughput. The next step is the need to develop more financial products to support shipping and improve modern logistics to make sure we can function as a good service provider," said Zhou Chi, a member of the Shanghai Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference and board chairman of the Shanghai Tongsheng Investment (Group) Co.
Shanghai, one of the largest cities in the world, is located in the Yangtze River Delta. All Shanghai port"s terminals are in management of Shanghai International Port (Group) Co.