Imports Down, Exports Up in February for Port of Long Beach

Following a dip last month, the Port of Long Beach (POLB) once again saw a drop in import volume but thankfully saw a slight boost in exports for the month of February.

The shift in numbers make the overall volume of cargo dip 2.6% to an 8.3% decline in empty containers. A total of 517,173 twenty-foot equivalent units (TEUs) moved through POLB compared to 528,884 TEUs last month.

Imports specifically numbered 271,671 TEUs, down 2.7% from last year. Exports totaled 143,572 TEUs, up 2.1% from last year. Lastly, empty containers were down 8.3% to 101,930 TEUs.

For more details on the cargo numbers visit www.polb.com/stats.

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