China’s Ministry of Transportation (MOT) has stopped the publication of the country’s container port statistics and has replaced it with summary container volume data by provinces only. The publication of full year data has also been delayed, with the latest available data for 2023 provided to November only. The MOT only provided provincial level container handling volumes data for January and February 2024 on 29 March 2024, with overall container volumes rising by 12.1% in the first 2 months o