July 2023 container volumes decrease on the prior year
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Total container throughput (full & empty) in July 2023 were down against July 2022.
Full container imports (excluding Bass Strait) volumes were down in July 2023 against July 2022 with domestic appliances, furniture and toys below last year’s volumes.
Full container exports (excluding Bass Strait) volumes were down against July 2022, with hay, chaff & fodder and raw cotton below last year’s volumes.
Total empty container movements were down in July 2023 against last year’s volumes.
Total Container Trade July 2023 compared with July 2022:
|Full imports (excl. Bass Strait)||-5.3k||-4.6%|
|Full exports (excl. Bass Strait)||-0.4k||-0.7%|
|Full Bass Strait||-1.0k||-5.6%|
|Empty Container Trade||-6.9k||-8.1%|
Total Non-Container Trade July 2023 compared with July 2022 (Rev. Tonnes):
|Motor Vehicle Trade (units)||+1.5k||+3.5%|
|Liquid Bulk Trade||+150.6k||+32.2%|
|Dry Bulk Trade||-98.2k||-18.3%|
|Break Bulk Trade||-55.2k||-27.3%|