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Taicang Port container throughout up 42.6% in first half of 2021

chinadaily.com.cn | Updated: July 19, 2021

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The 3 millionth twenty-foot equivalent unit is loaded at Taicang Port on June 28. [Photo/WeChat account: tcsrmtzx]

From January to June, the throughout of Taicang Port in Taicang, Jiangsu province reached 3.27 million twenty-foot equivalent units, up 42.6 percent year-on-year and ranking eighth among domestic ports, local media outlets reported on July 18.

To date, Taicang Port has access to 215 shipping routes, including 41 international ones. Over 4,000 foreign and domestic companies have been shipping containers from Taicang Port to about 100 ports in China and other countries.

The port is also known for a free trade zone. The Taicang Port Free Trade Zone is home to over 200 companies, 36 projects invested by 26 Fortune Global 500 multinationals, and 36 projects invested by 23 State-owned companies.

The Taicang Port Free Trade Zone is the 9th Free Trade Zone in Jiangsu Province and the 32nd Bonded Zone in China.

The zone also has 1,000,000 square meters of storage area. It is located in the National Taicang Port Economic and Technological Development Zone at the intersection of the coastal opening belt and the Yangtze River economic belt.


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