USA: Port traffic

(measure: containers; Source: Containerisation International)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series

USA: Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports

: For that indicator, we provide data for the USA from 2000 to 2018. The average value for the USA during that period was 41323176.95 containers with a minimum of 27307576 containers in 2001 and a maximum of 54688352 containers in 2018. The latest value from 2018 is 54688352 containers. For comparison, the world average in 2018 based on 129 countries is 6023900.98 containers. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
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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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