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Number of 20-foot containers passing through the ports in South America:

The average for 2017 based on 10 countries was 2602484.2 containers.The highest value was in Brazil: 9649331 containers and the lowest value was in Suriname: 112318 containers. The indicator is available from 2000 to 2018. Below is a chart for all countries where data are available.

Measure: containers; Source: Containerisation International
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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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