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Port of Luanda grew about 18 percent between April and May this year

Despite the covid-19 pandemic, between April and May of this year, the Port of Luanda moved an additional 1075.95 tons of goods compared to the previous period. This increase represents a growth of about 28 percent.

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With the appearance of covid-19, operations in the country's ports have been conditioned. However, the Port of Luanda has recorded a positive balance.

According to data from the National Shippers' Council (CNC), cited by Angop, the port handled more than 971 thousand tons of merchandise between April and May of this year.

Overall, production at the Port of Luanda was 396,729.70 tons, with a daily average of 18,000 and 33.17 tons, indicate the numbers.

During the state of emergency - which took effect in the country from 21 March to 26 May - 343 cargo ships entered the country, moving a volume of 1445.54 tons of cargo.