ECLAC: Guayaquil eighth busiest container port in Latin America and Caribbean in 2014.


  According to the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), the total volume of containers handled through 120 ports in the region rose by 1.3% in calendar 2014 to around 47mn TEUs. The increase followed gains of 5.8% in 1.7% in 2013, 5.8% in 2012 and 13.8% in 2011. Guayaquil was the eighth busiest container port by this measure, handling just over 1.6mn TEU in 2014.

Source : 15 June 2015/ECLAC/Guayaquil/IND