Of which, the volume of container goods handled at seaports reached over 11.8 million TEUs, marking a year-on-year rise of 8 percent.

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In July alone, the figure was nearly 57.8 million tons, up 1 percent, including 1.68 million TEUs of container goods, up 2 percent from the same period last year.

Despite the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, several seaports still posted two-digit growth in the first half of this year, such as Quang Binh, Quang Tri, Nam Dinh, Can Tho, Thanh Hoa, Thai Binh, ranging from 20 – 72 percent.

Others saw a significant growth in container goods such as My Tho up 354 percent; Thanh Hoa 115 percent; An Giang 85 percent and Da Nang, 11 percent.

Source: VNA