Traffic handled by major ports down 7% till January
Coal Insights|February 2021
The 12 major Indian ports handled 7% less traffic at 542 mt in AprilJanuary compared with 586 mt recorded for the corresponding period of last year.

The 12 major Indian ports handled 7.44 percent less traffic at 542.14 million tons (mt) in April-January compared with 585.73 mt recorded for the corresponding period of last year, according to data released by the Indian Ports Association (IPA).

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