France: Port traffic

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Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports

 Latest value 5.52
 Year 2021
 Measure million containers
 Data availability 2000 - 2021
 Average 4.27
 Min - Max 2.92 - 5.52
 Source Containerisation International
For that indicator, we provide data for France from 2000 to 2021. The average value for France during that period was 4.27 million containers with a minimum of 2.92 million containers in 2000 and a maximum of 5.52 million containers in 2021. The latest value from 2021 is 5.52 million containers. For comparison, the world average in 2021 based on 91 countries is 9.07 million containers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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France - Port traffic - Recent values chart

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France - Port traffic - historical chart - 2000-2021

Definition: Port container traffic measures the flow of containers from land to sea transport modes, and vice versa, in twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs), a standard-size container. Data refer to coastal shipping as well as international journeys. Transshipment traffic is counted as two lifts at the intermediate port (once to off-load and again as an outbound lift) and includes empty units.

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