This aerial photo taken on May 9, 2023 shows the container terminal at Lianyungang Port, east China's Jiangsu Province. (Photo by Wang Chun/Xinhua)
SHANGHAI, June 3 (Xinhua) -- China's index of export container transport declined in the week ending on June 2, according to the Shanghai Shipping Exchange.
The average China Containerized Freight Index (CCFI) went down 0.8 percent from the previous week to 930.97, according to the shipping exchange.
The sub-index for the west east Africa service registered a decrease of 4.7 percent week on week.
Bucking the trend, the sub-reading for the Australia/New Zealand service increased by 4 percent from a week earlier.
The CCFI tracks spot and contractual freight rates from Chinese container ports for 12 shipping routes across the globe based on data from 22 international carriers.
The index was set at 1,000 on Jan. 1, 1998. ■