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London trade edges up

[ February 14, 2012   //   ]

Trade through the Port of London in 2011 was 48.8 million tonnes, an increase of 700,000 tonnes, or 1.5%, on 2010. The biggest increases in throughput at the UK’s second biggest port were in construction materials, and steel and other metals increased (up by 15.4% and 11% respectively). Trades in unitised cargoes, – containers and ro ro increased by 1%.