Aug. 10, 2012 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai International Port Group Co<600018
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Last month, the company's container throughput was 2.84 million twenty-foot equivalent units (TEU), reflecting a YoY decrease of 1.83%.
In 2011, the port operator's cargo throughput rose 13.1% YoY to 484 million metric tons, while it handled 31.74 million TEUs last year, 9.2% more than a year earlier.
In the first quarter of this year, the company realized RMB 5.98 billion in total revenue, up 16.7% YoY, while its net profit for the period fell 27.4% to RMB 922.6 million, China Knowledge reported earlier