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South Korea: Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports: For that indicator, Containerisation International provides data for South Korea from 2000 to 2017. The average value for South Korea during that period was 18297847.11 containers with a minumum of 9030174 containers in 2000 and a maximum of 27427000 containers in 2017. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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.